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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Yniscedwyn Tinplate Co

From Graces Guide

of Ystradgynlais, Swansea, South Wales

Also spelt Ynysgedwyn and Ynyscedwin

1889 A tinplate works of three mills was built on the ironworks site.

It was operative for sixty years

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Welsh Tinplate Works. As part of Richard Thomas and Co. Tinplate and Blackplate. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.328) [1]

1946 The plant was finally dismantled in 1946 under the Tinplate Redundancy Scheme .

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert pp666 and 667; and p437