John Spencer and Sons

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    "1810 The business was founded by John Spencer, who made files using water power in a mill previously used for corn. Spencer & Sons, otherwise known as Spencer's steel­works, operated for 119 years and supplied all the original requirements of Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns for the construction of the early rail locomotives and later supplied many of the shipyards....."
  • Owner

    Grace's Guide: British Industrial History
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/John_Spencer_and_Sons
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 7 months ago
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