Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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of Bushbury, Wolverhampton.

Manufacturers of mechanics hand tools.

1915 Establishment of British Tool and Engineering Co by George Clement Jenks

By 1920 the tools they made included the Britool trademark[1]

1936 the British Tool and Engineering Co and Jenks Brothers were brought together by John Shaw and Sons (Wolverhampton)

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Tools.[2]

1969 Acquired by James Neill Holdings[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Wolverhampton Local History [1]
  2. 1963 Motor Show
  3. The Times, Jun 08, 1972