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Owned by The Grassmoor Co
1896 Employing around 2,200 men
1923 Employing around 2,800 men
1933 Employing around 1,470 men
1947 Employing around 1,600 men at time of being nationalised.
1947 Chairman - J. A. C. Wright; Managing Director - E. L. Ford; Directors - G. W. J. Bradley, P. C. Cooper-Parry, J. G. Tait; Engineer - R. Burtoft; Manager - R. H. Swallow; Assistant Manager - J. G. Tait; Coke-Ovens Manager - G. W. J. Bradley; Secretary - F. Glossop.