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E. T. Wright and Son

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June 1880.

of Monmoor Ironworks, Wolverhampton.

of Goscote Iron Works, near Walsall

Manufacturers of Boiler Plates, Sheets, Hoops etc.

Trade Brand - Monmoor; Wright.

Founded by Edwin Thomas Wright

Edwin Thomas Wright started an ironworks at Monmoor Green, with his brother-in-law David North of Bilston, trading as Wright and North (North and Wright?), later as E. T. Wright and Son, producing wrought iron and wrought iron products.

By 1862 an engineering works had been established at Goscote, near Walsall, where boilers, engines and other products were made, including Wright's patent 'corkscrew' boilers.

The business was carried on by E. T. Wright's son George, who later transferred the work to Millfields Foundry. A speciality was the manufacture of Siemens furnaces.

In 1919 the business became Ernest N. Wright Ltd, and was eventually taken over by Stewarts and Lloyds after joining with Alfred Hickman Ltd.

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Sources of Information

Birmingham Daily Post, 8 December 1961