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Lloyd and Lloyd

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January 1866.
April 1870.
January 1872.
7th June 1872.
21st June 1872.
Decemebr 1889.
January 1896.
May 1896.
c1905-c1920. Nile Street works, Birmingham.

Lloyd and Lloyd of Albion Tube Works, Nile Street, Birmingham, one of the largest iron and steel tube manufacturers in England.

1859 The business of Lloyd and Lloyd, Limited, was founded by Samuel Lloyd, Junior and his cousin, Edward Rigge Lloyd, son of Isaac Lloyd at the Nile Street Tube Works in Birmingham. They manufactured boiler tubes, and were pioneers in the production of large diameter, gas-welded, wrought iron and steel tubes.

1862 Honourable mention at the 1862 Exhibition

1870 they took over Henry Howard and Co, owners of Coombs Wood Tube Works at Halesowen,

1880 Iron ore had been mined in the Corby, Northamptonshire area for some time, when Samuel Lloyd came to the village in 1880 and negotiated the purchase of the mineral rights for the Manor of Corby. Extraction commenced in the following year and the ore was then transported by rail to the Albion Works in the West Midlands.

1889 Joseph Howard MP was a member of Lloyd and Lloyd[1]

1898 Samson S. Lloyd was the first chairman of Lloyd and Lloyd when this firm became a Limited Company.

Upon Mr. Samson Lloyd's death, Mr. John Henry Lloyd became chairman, being followed in that position by Mr. Henry Howard.

1900 The Clydeside Tube Co makers of weldless tubes was acquired by Lloyd and Lloyd

1903 January 1st. A. and J. Stewart and Menzies of Glasgow merged with its English counterparts Lloyd and Lloyd to become Stewarts and Lloyds[2]. John Henry Lloyd of Nile St, Birmingham, was appointed liquidator[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jun 04, 1889
  2. The Times, Mar 17, 1903
  3. The London Gazette 6 January 1903