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Carpenter and Tildesley

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of Birmingham, of Summerford Works, Wolverhampton (1937)

1896/7 Directory: Advertiser. More detail

1937 Lock manufacturers.

Unsure about the connection with:

1879 Josiah Tildesley was one of 4 Willenhall lock makers who protested that American-made locks supplied to the Admiralty had mostly been produced in Willenhall and had been supplied at higher prices than would have charged by the makers[1]

Josiah Tildesley junior, New Road, was a brass and iron founder[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 24, 1879
  2. Harrod & Co.'s Directory of Derbys, Leics ... , 1870