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Abercarn Tinplate Works

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of Abercarn

1859 Listed under Newport and Tin Plate Manufacturers. 'Abercarn Tin Co, Abercarn Works. John Green - Agent'.[1]

1865 Explosion kills 13 [2]

1911 Installed an engine from John Musgrave and Sons

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1859 Slater's Directory of Glos, Herefs, Mon, Shrops, and Wales,
  2. The Engineer 1865/12/08
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6