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Crommelin Iron Ore Co

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of Corporation-street, Belfast and at Newton Crommelin, Antrim

1876 'The Crommelin Iron Ore Company are actively engaged in constructing a tramway to connect their extensive and valuable mining system with the company's line near Caron Station, which, when completed, must produce a considerable accession of mineral traffic to the company.'[1]

1879 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership between the undersigned, William Crossley and George Bargate, in the trade or business of Iron Miners, Iron Masters, and Iron Merchants, at Belfast, and Barrow-in-Furness and elsewhere, under the firm of the Crommelin Iron Ore Company, was this day dissolved by mutual consent; and in future the business will be carried on by the said William Crossley...'[2]

1880 Bankrupt. '...Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by William Crossley, of Greenscoe House, Dalton-in-Furness, in the county of Lancaster, Iron Master and Mine Owner, trading as the Crommelin Iron Ore Company, at Corporation-street, Belfast, in the county of Antrim, in Ireland, and also at Newton Crommelin, in the same county of Antrim...'[3]

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