Catalogue description Sprotbrough Foundry records

This record is held by Doncaster Archives

Details of DZMD/422
Reference: DZMD/422
Title: Sprotbrough Foundry records

The foundry was opened in 1943 by the Ministry of Supply as an ordnance factory for the manufacture of manganese track links for tanks. After the war, the premises were used to make steel castings, first by John Fowler of Leeds (subsequently Marshall-Fowler), then by Thomas W Ward of Sheffield and finally by Wombwell Foundry Group which went into liquidation in September 1981. Comprising: Staff register, for the issue of security passes, unindexed, June 1943-November 1945; Sprotbrough Foundry Ltd, publicity brochure, no date, c1970s; Historical notes, 1988.

Date: 1943-1988
Held by: Doncaster Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical description: Part box
Access conditions:

Unless otherwise stated, everything over 30 years old is available for inspection

  • Sprotbrough, South Yorkshire

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