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Moxley Iron Works

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1827 The Albert works at Darlaston were built and run by David Rose.

1830 The Moxley Iron Works were founded by brothers Daniel and David Rose.

Early 1840s Daniel retired and the younger David ran both of the works.

The works produced iron forgings and charcoal sheet iron of all kinds that were used for such things as boiler plates and gasometer sheets. Galvanising and corrugating were carried out on a large scale at the works and all kinds of bars including small rounds and fancy iron were produced. Other products included pan and tank plates, galvanised and corrugated sheets, and pig iron.

1881 David Rose was the name of the operating company of the Albert Iron Works (Wednesbury) and Moxley Iron Works

1885 John Southan, Thomas Bradley and Isaac Bradley, trading as Southan, Bradley and Co were of the Moxley Ironworks, near Wednesbury, in the county of Stafford[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 31 July 1885
  • [1] Wolverhampton Heritage and History Society