1860 Listed also of Uttoxeter, Staffs., ironmongers and implement makers
1861 James Mellard. Employing 86 men, 26 boys.
1869 Ralph Mellard operated at the Trent Ironworks, Rugeley. The firm carried out several contracts for ironwork, and did a large trade in agricultural implements and machinery.
1874 Sale of the business
Sources of Information
- 1851 Census
- 1861 Census
- Staffordshire Advertiser - Saturday 09 April 1864