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of Coleham, Shrewsbury
c.1793 Established by William Hazledine.
1841 After the death of Hazledine, the foundry was advertised for sale, along with a brewery and numerous other properties but met with no success. The family continued to manage the foundry until Hazledine’s foreman, William Westaby Stuttle, died in 1862, after which it was sold.
1855 'Smoke Nuisance .... The next case was that of Mr. William Stuttle, ironfounder, Coleham, who admitted the complaint, and stated that the main cause in his case was the chimney being too low, and that his landlord, Mr. Hazledine, had promised to build a new one. The penalty in this case was also adjourned for a month, in order to see if any progress were made in the work.'. 'THE SMOKE NUISANCE. Mr. Hughes then noticed that, although Mr. Stuttle, of the Coleham foundry, had, at a former meeting, been directed to abate his smoke nuisance, it was as bad as ever — the only difference being that the chimney was higher.'
The foundry remained a going concern until the 1930s