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John Cashmore

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May 1950.
November 1950.
January 1952.
February 1952.
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of Great Bridge, Tipton, Staffordshire and Newport, Monmouthshire.

Cashmores New and Reconditioned Machine Tools.

Steel Stockholders.

1926 - October. Acquired the Bromley Ironworks of Brierley Hill, established at least a century before now, and three years prior was operated by Roberts and Cooper. Their purpose was to use it for demolition.[1]

1926 - November. Purchased, for dismantling and breaking up, the works of John Turton and Sons (Vulcan Forge and Rolling Mills). He also commenced dismantling the works of Roberts and Cooper, Bromley Ironworks.[2]

1972 Acquired by Glynwed.

1982 Glynwed sold Cashmores General Steels to British Steel for approx £2 million.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1926/10/29
  2. The Engineer 1926/12/03
  3. The Engineer 1982/04/22