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Ferrybridge Industries

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Company founded by W. E Hughes, tinplate and metal dealers

1942 Private company incorporated as W E Hughes and Co Ltd

1946 W. E. Hughes and Co was incorporated as a public company.

1951 Name changed to Ferrybridge Industries[1]

1953 Sold the interest in Burry Tinplate Box Co[2]

1959 The name of Ferrybridge Industries was changed to Pollard Ball and Roller Bearing Co[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 1951
  2. The Times, Aug 13, 1954
  3. The Times, May 04, 1959