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Warrington Wire Rope Works

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April 1870.
January 1888.
June 1888. Round and flat wire ropes.
December 1889.

Wire Rope Manufacturers, of Warrington.

Established 1866 as a Private Company.

1869 Address was Warrington Wire Rope Works Ltd. of 32 Red-Cross Street, Liverpool.

1922 of 13, Goree Piazzas, Liverpool. Works: Warrington. T. A.: "Wirop, Liverpool." T. N. Bank 354. Directors: John Temple, C.B. (Chairman) and J. Howard Temple (Managing). Manager and Sec. Chas. H. Gill. Products.—Wire rope and cords of every description for shipping, colliery, mining, engineering and general purposes.[1]

1925/6 Warrington Wire Rope Co and its interest in the Bristol Wire Rope Co was acquired by British Ropes Ltd[2].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1922 Who's Who in Enigneering
  2. National Archives