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Usk Side Iron Company of Newport, South Wales
1827 The company was established and carried out repairs on locomotives
1827 The Uskside Iron Foundry was established
c.1849 and c.1860 Possibly built two locomotives for the Blaenavon Co
1852 Dissolution of the partnership between John James the younger and John Hughes, of the Uskside Iron Works, heretofore carrying on trade under the firm of Uskside Iron Company
Produced cannon for the Crimean War.
1858 John Hughes and Thomas Dyne Steel, Engineers and Boiler Makers, and Copartners carrying on business under the style or firm of The Usk Side Iron Company, were subject to bankruptcy petition
Presumably around this time the business was carried on by Uskside Engineering Co
1862 Patent to John James of Uskside Iron Works, manufacturer of steam engines and railway plant, for an improved method of welding railway crossings