Consett Iron Co Ltd

1864-1967, Colliery proprietor and iron and steel manufacturer, Consett, Co. Durham

Formed in 1864 as a successor to the Derwent & Consett Iron Company Ltd. The company's collieries and coke ovens were nationalised under the National Coal Board in 1947, and the company was nationalised in 1951 as part of the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain. It was denationalised shortly afterwards and then renationalised in 1967 as part of the British Steel Corporation.