Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Brett's Stamping Co

From Graces Guide
February 1903.
May 1903.
July 1910.
December 1910.
January 1912.
December 1912.
December 1912.
January 1913.
November 1926. Drop Forgings.

of Harnall Lane East, Coventry

formerly Brett and Co

It was the pioneer firm of the industry, founded by the father of Bernard Brett at the end of the 1890s.[1]

1897 Brett's Ltd was formed as a public company to acquire the business carried on by Brett's Stamping Co Ltd and certain patents of Edward Samuel Brett [2]

1898 The company was registered on 16 November, to take over a portion of the business of Brett's. [3]

1937 Drop forgers and stampers. [4]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1961 Manufacturers of carbon and alloy steel drop forgings, and hot yellow metal pressings. 230 employees.

1961 Acquired by J. and H. B. Jackson[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1923/05/25
  2. The Times, Mar 27, 1897
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  5. The Times, Dec 05, 1961