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Kayser, Ellison and Co

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of Carlisle Steel Works and Darnall Steel Works, Sheffield

1893 Dissolution of the Partnership between Charles William Kayser, Joseph Bramhall Ellison, and Simeon Hayes, in the businesses of Manufacturers and Merchants, at Carlisle Works, in the city of Sheffield, and elsewhere, under the firm names of Kayser, Ellison, and Co., and Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison, and Co.. Charles William Kayser carried on the said businesses on his own account, under the names of Kayser, Ellison, and Co., and Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison, and Co.[1]

1895 Public company. The company was registered on 24 October, to acquire the steel works of the firm of the same name. [2] [3] [4]

1898 Another business was acquired.

Suppliers of steel to Austin

1914 Steel, file and tool manufacturers; iron converters; steel smelters, rollers, forgers and tilters; wire rollers and drawers. Specialities: diamond cutter steel, high-speed turning tool steel, silver steel and silver steel wire, chrome steel, nickel steel, motor steels. [5]

1937 Steel manufacturers. "KE", "KE805" and "KE965" Steels. [6]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1950 P. B. Henshaw is Joint MD and also a director of Walter Spencer and Co [7]

1961 High grade special steel manufacturers. Makers of K.E. and Kelock electric steels, including high grade tool, high speed, stainless, alloy and heat resisting steels in the form of forgings, black bars, cold drawn wire and precision ground bars. 1,000 employees. [8]

The firm became Sanderson Kayser in 1960 when it merged with Sanderson Brothers and Newbould

1967 One of the larger steel makers not subject to nationalisation[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 4 July 1893
  2. Post Office London Directory, 1895
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. The Pall Mall Gazette, Friday, November 1, 1895
  5. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  6. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  7. The Times, Saturday, Jan 07, 1950
  8. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  9. The Times, Apr 26, 1967