Photocopies relating to Middle Bank Works 1910-1940
Cecil Lewis Collection
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lead was first smelted at the Middle Bank Works in the Lower Swansea Valley by the firm of Chauncey Townsend and Company 1555-1764. By 1765 copper was being smelted at the works. Williams Foster and Company and Pascoe Grenfell and Company Limited operated the works from 1893 until 1924.
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The records were deposited by Cecil Lewis.
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