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William Oxley and Co

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September 1895.

of Parkgate Steel Works, Rotherham.

William Oxley was born in Rotherham. See William Oxley

1823 William Oxley's Parkgate steel company, with its Bull Dog trade mark, established. They made a wide range of high class steel products.

1831 Partnerships dissolved: Scholefield, Oxley and Co (viz Edward Scholefield, William Oxley, Abraham Oxley and John Oxley) of Sheffield, Yorkshire, Ironfounders; as regards E. Scholefield . . . Apr 15 [1]

1842 William died in 1842.

1849 William Oxley and Co of Parkgate listed under Steel Converters [2]

1919 William Oxley and Co Limited, Parkgate, Rotherham. Correspondence and agreements.

1976 Foundry closed[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Law Adviser
  2. 1849 General Directory of Sheffield
  3. Competition Commission report on William Cook, 1990