Charles Roberts Wagon name plate Wakefield
Charles Roberts & Co Ltd, Wakefield railway wagon builders name plate. Painted cast iron. Large size in good condition.
Charles Roberts and Co. Ltd. was established in 1856 in Wakefield and moved to Horbury Junction in 1873 and registered in 1899 as a wagon building business located at the junction of routes of the Manchester and Leeds Railway (present Caldervale Line) and the Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Wakefield, Huddersfield and Goole Railway Company (leased and later transferred to the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway) (present Hallam Line).