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Jones Brothers and Co (of Middlesbrough)

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of Ayrton Rolling Mills, Middlesbrough

John Allcock Jones, his brothers and W. S. Ayrton, of Saltburn, started the company

1870 Established the Ayrton Rolling Mills, at Middlesbrough, for the manufacture of sheets, bars, etc., as well as a cut-nail works (1872), the only works of its kind in the North of England. [1]

c.1872 Jones Brothers erected new the mills a large nail and washer factory

Subsequently the firm was acquired by R. P. Dorman and Co

1899 Dorman, Long and Co acquired the Ayrton Rolling Mills.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 01, 1877