Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,887 pages of information and 235,419 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ashworth, Son and Co

From Graces Guide
Dec 1921.
December 1929. Weighbridges.

Ashworth, Son and Co of Midland Iron Works, Dewsbury; Branch Works: Thomas Street Works, Smethwick, Birmingham.

1905 Thomas Alderson retired from the partnership with Samuel Ashworth under the style of "Alderson, Ashworth and Co", weighing machinists, Tithe Barn-street, Dewsbury. The business was carried on by Messrs. Ashworth, Son and Co. at the Midland Ironworks, Watergate, Dewsbury.[1]

1911 Manufacturer of Weighing Machines for the Railways.[2]

Presumably predecessor of Ashworth Ross and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1905/06/02 p564
  2. Bradshaw’s Railway Manual 1911