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of Wolverhampton. London Office: 23, Ely Place, E.C.
1843 Established by Joseph Baker.
1844 Joined by William Crockett (d. 1875)
1865 Acquired the business of Savage, Son and Tottey
1892 Incorporated as a Limited Company
1898 Acquired T. P. and G. Lamb and Co.
1900 Acquired Samuel Walker and Co.
1907 Acquired J. Osborne and Sons
1909 Acquired Walton Brothers and Co.
1914 Directors: Richard Gibson, Thomas James Tonks (Managing Directors), C. H. Fullwood, C. T. Steen.