RefNoX307
TitleFirth Brown Limited, Steel Manufacturers, Sheffield
AdminHistoryFirth Brown Limited was the main operating company of Thomas Firth and John Brown Limited (later Johnson and Firth Brown Limited) between 1962 and 1982.

Thomas Firth and John Brown Limited was founded in 1930 by the amalgamation of Thomas Firth and Sons Limited and the steel producing interests of John Brown and Company Limited. In 1962 Thomas Firth and John Brown Limited became the holding company and the main operating company became Firth Brown Limited.

Firth Brown Limited ceased to operate in 1982 when the holding company, now Johnson and Firth Brown Limited, merged its steel making interests with the British Steel Corporation's River Don Works to form Sheffield Forgemasters.
DescriptionX307/1 - Corporate and Management Records
X307/2 - Financial Records
X307/3 - Employment Records
X307/4 - Production and Sales Records
X307/5 - Plant and Property Records
X307/6 - Promotional Material
X307/7 - Research Records

The collection consists of the records of the operating company Firth Brown Limited, Steel Manufacturers, Sheffield. Records of the holding company Johnson and Firth Brown Limited, Steel Manufacturers, Sheffield (X306) and its predecessor organisations and subsidiaries are catalogued separately.
Date1960 - 1982
Extent448 items
LanguageEnglish
AccessStatusOpen
LevelCollection
RelatedMaterialSee also:
Johnson Firth Brown Limited, Steel Manufacturers, Sheffield (X306).
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