Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,661 pages of information and 235,200 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Hopkinsons

From Graces Guide
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Britannia Works of Huddersfield.

1843 Company founded - see J. Hopkinson and Co

1926 Public company.

1927 Advert for boiler mountings and valves

1961 Manufacturers of boiler mountings, valves, soot blowers, steel castings and centrifugal separators. 2,200 employees.

1974 Hopkinsons Holdings acquired Bryan Donkin Co, valve makers, from Hanson Trust[1]

Became part of the Weir Group.

Company history here.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr 13, 1974