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TitleCammell, Laird and Company Limited
DescriptionIncluding records of Charles Cammell & Company Limited and the Derwent Iron Company Limited.
Extent2 series
ContextCammell Laird & Co Ltd was created in 1903 by the amalgamation of the Charles Cammell & Co Ltd, steelmaker, Sheffield, England, and Laird Brothers Ltd, shipbuilders, Birkenhead, Wirral, England. The Derwent Iron Company, founded in 1875, and the Solway Hematite Iron Company, founded in 1870, were both part of Charles Cammell and Company, and subsequently became part of Workington Iron and Steel in 1909. Records relating to the predecessor companies in Workington are included with those of Cammell, Laird and Company. The majority of records relating to Cammell, Laird and Company are held at Wirral Archives, although there are also some at Sheffield Archives and at Glasgow University.
Catalogue levelSubFonds
Subject termsIron and steel industry

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