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Robert Hyde and Son

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Robert Hyde & Son Ltd of North Stafford Steel Foundry, Stoke-on-Trent

Special Steel foundry at Clayton Street, Chesterfield

1901 Company established.

1910 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1928 Took over the Stoke Works of the North Staffordshire Railway [1]

1938 Makers of cast steel axleboxes [2]

Management buyout of the company

1989 Acquired by William Cook[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'Railway Archive' Issue 1, July 2002
  2. 'The Railway Gazette', November 30, 1938 (1938 Annual Overseas Railways Number)
  3. The Times, May 30, 1989