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S. J. Claye

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Nameplate.

of Railway Wagon Works, Long Eaton

See Samuel John Claye

1856 Advertisement. 'S. J. Claye, Railway Carriage Builder and Contractor, Manufacturer of Railway Wheels and Axles, Iron and Brass Founder, Manor House Works, Long Eaton, Derby' [1]

1893 The company was registered on 9 August, to acquire the business of railway rolling stock manufacturer carried on by S. J. Claye. The directors are E. H. Claye, F. R. Claye, W. E. Claye (sons of the late Mr Claye), and T. R. Gee. [2][3]

1911 Manufacturer of Wagons for the Railways.[4]

1918 Wagon Repairs founded to acquire the wagon-repairing business of various wagon-building firms including S. J. Claye.

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Sources of Information

  1. Derby Mercury - Wednesday 27 February 1856
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. Derby Mercury - Wednesday 23 August 1893
  4. Bradshaw’s Railway Manual 1911