CRAVEN AND SPEEDING

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  • Reference
      GB 197 DYBRI/9
  • Dates of Creation
      1896-1959
  • Physical Description
      3 items, 10 volumes

Scope and Content

Records accumulated by Bridon PLC

Administrative / Biographical History

Administrative History The firm was established at Sunderland in 1860 by Hiram Craven and his brothers-in-law James and Edward Speeding. The firm manufactured fibre rope and, later, wire rope but achieved most success in the production of agricultural twines. The firm became part of British Ropes in 1924.

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