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Charles Green and Son (2)

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Green's Patent Tube Co, of Patent Tube Works, Leak Street, Birmingham

After various experiments, Charles Green succeeded in drawing of solid brass tubes for locomotive and marine boilers

1841 he started works in Birmingham for the manufacture of solid-drawn brass boiler tubes, which ultimately came into general use in place of the previous brazed tubes.

1848 of Tube Works, Leek Street, Birmingham.

1866 Acquired by Elliotts Metal Co

1876 Green's Patent Tube Co was voluntarily wound up[1]

1879 End of records of this company in Birmingham archives.

NB - the title of the firm may not be precisely correct

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 1 February 1876