Catalogue description J. YOULE & COMPANY LTD., BRASS FOUNDERS

This record is held by Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

Details of 298/B
Reference: 298/B

Records of J. Youle and Company Ltd., brass founders of Millgate Works, Corporation Street, Rotherham

Date: 1892-1986
Related material:

For earlier deeds to the works, see 213/C52/-

Held by: Rotherham Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

J Youle and Company Ltd, Rotherham, brass founders

Physical description: 7 Series
  • Metallurgy
Administrative / biographical background:

Joseph Youle started in business as a brass chaser at 86 Rawmarsh Road in 1895. In 1902 he purchased the Millgate Brassworks business from W. N. Baines and Co. The premises had been purchased by Rotherham Corporation under powers given by the Rotherham Corporation Act 1900 to allow for the construction of Corporation Street and were leased and later sold, to Youle by the Corporation. J. Youle and Co. Ltd. became important manufacturers of miners' safety lamps and cap lamps. The company moved from Millgate Works to new premises at Eastwood in 1988

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