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1951 General Refractories Ltd.

 

 

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Stock Code GRL01

  Certificate  dated 30th October 1951 for 180 units of capital stock in this Sheffield-based  manufacturer of refractory ceramic goods (e.g. furnace lining bricks and pipework). Ornate red border on yellow background with red imprint of company seal. Issued to Violet Evelyn Margaret Shirlaw of Bank Top, Appley Bridge, near Wigan, Lancashire. Actual handwritten signatures of P Gregory, director and D Morris, company secretary.

The company was registered in 1900 as Worksop Brick Company, Ltd and changed it's name to General Refractories in 1929. It owned factories at Sheffield, Worksop, Bawtry, Middlesbrough and Kings Lynn together with the Mayers Lane mine, Bradfield and the Wharncliffe Chase Mine, Deepcar. In 1936 the Glenboig Union Fireclay Company was purchased. In 1963 GRL merged with British Industrial Sand under the holding company General Refractories Group Ltd which in turn merged with Hepworth Iron Company Ltd of Sheffield in 1970 to form Hepworth Ceramic Holdings Plc, subsequently renamed Hepworth Plc.

Certificate size is 31 cm high x 20 cm wide (13" x 8.5").

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