Crawshay Bailey


  /  /1789Crawshay Bailey
  /  /1820Nantyglo Iron Works
Matthew Wayne retires and is replaced by Crawshay Bailey.
  /  /1833Beaufort Iron Works
Crawshay Bailey buys Beaufort Iron Works for £45,000. Beaufort Iron works starts to supply iron for the mills at Nantyglo Iron Works.
  /  /1845Aberaman Iron Works
Opened by Crawshay Bailey.
31/07/1845Aberdare Railway
Act for the line promoted by Sir John Guest and Crawshay Bailey (of Aberaman Iron Works). Line to run from Navigation House to Aberdare with a branch to Cwmbach from Cwmbach Junction to provide a connection with the Aberdare Iron Company's tramroad to Abernant.
27/07/1857Penarth Harbour and Dock Railway
Ely Tidal Harbour and Railway renamed Penarth Harbour and Dock Railway. Dock and tidal Harbour to be built and line from Penarth Junction (at Radyr) on the Taff Vale Railway to the dock. Crawshay Bailey was chairman.
  /  /1859Baileys Tramroad
Conveyed to the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway by J.&C. Bailey (Joseph Bailey and Crawshay Bailey).
01/08/1859Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway
Company incorporated. Backed by Crawshay Bailey of Nantyglo Iron Works, James Hill of Blaenavon Iron Works and Thomas Brown of Ebbw Vale Iron Works. Engineer; John Gardner.
  /  /1865Alexandra Docks and Railway
Alexandra Docks and Railway incorporated. Subscribed to by Lord Tredegar, Crawshay Bailey and other ironmasters from Cwmbran Iron Works, Nantyglo Iron Works, Tredegar Iron Works and Rhymney Iron Works. Act also allows construction of railways.
  /  /1871J.&C. Bailey (Joseph Bailey and Crawshay Bailey)
Sell Nantyglo Iron Works to Brynmawr railway to the Nantyglo and Blaina Iron Company.
  /  /1871Crawshay Bailey
Sells the Nantyglo Iron Works and Beaufort Iron Works for £300,000.
  /  /1872Crawshay Bailey
Died at Llanfoist House, buried at Llanfoist Churchyard.