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The Blast Furnace and Foundry at Seaham

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1 Iron ore shipments arrive at Seaham Harbour (1860) 568
2 Proposed demolition of the Vane and Seaham Ironworks (1896) 667
3 Seaham Iron Works up for sale_previously Hopper, Radcliffe and Co (November 1874) 834
4 State of the iron trade and impact on Seaham blast furnace (1874) 915
5 Production at the Bottleworks and Blast Furnace (April 1872) 904
6 Re-opening of Seaham Foundry (January 1871) 805
7 Sensational failure of Robert Wrights Foundry (November 1870) 940
8 Seaham Ironworks sold to Sample and Cockburn of Seaham (May 1876) 1203
9 Strike at Seaham Ironworks (January 1873) 1000
10 Construction of blast furnaces nearing completion (February 1861) 1023
11 Arrangements made for tapping of blast furnaces (August 1862) 1026
12 Laying of Foundation stone of Blast Furnace (December 1859) 1025
13 Foundation stone for Blast Furnace /Sunderland to incorp Seaham within it's boundary (1859) 1035
14 Sale of shares in Seaham Iron Company (October 1859) 924
15 Prospectus issued to raise capital for the Seaham Ironworks (March 1859) 946
16 New smelting furnace placed under the management of W Thorburn (August 1858) 949