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Dixon and Corbitt

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December 1908.
December 1908.

Dixon & Corbitt, Buffalo Binder Twine of Teams Rope Works, Gateshead-on-Tyne.

The business of John Dixon and John Corbitt

1887 R. S. Newall and Co merged with the adjoining firm of Dixon and Corbitt as Dixon Corbitt and R. S. Newall and Co. The two premises were linked by a bridge across the River Team.

Buffalo Brand Binder Twine by Dixon and Corbitt and R. S. Newall and Co

1908 Advert: Dixon & Corbitt and R. S. Newall and Co Ltd.

1923 Dixon Corbitt and R. S. Newall and Co were operating as an independent company at the time that British Ropes Ltd was formed[1]

At some point seems to have reverted to using the name 'Dixon Corbitt Ltd

1937 Hemp and wire rope manufacturers.

1959 British Ropes Ltd acquired R. Hood Haggie and Son, with its subsidiaries Glaholm and Robson and Dixon Corbitt which had acquired R. S. Newall and Co[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 12 September 1924
  2. National Archives