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J. and G. Wells

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of Eckington Collieries, near Sheffield

1876 The company was registered on 18 February, to acquire the business of the firm of the same name. [1]

1951 One of the companies nationalised as part of the nationalisation of the iron and steel industry[2]

1954 One of the United Steel companies returned to private ownership[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Edinburgh Gazette 23 February 1951
  3. The Edinburgh Gazette 26 March 1954