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Chatwoods Patent Safe and Lock Co

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Chatwood's Patent Safe and Lock Co, of the Lancashire Safe and Lock Works of Bolton.

of 120 Cannon Street, London.

1861 Dissolution of the Partnership between Samuel Chatwood and William Dawes, as Manufacturers of Iron Safes, Locks, and Sewing Machines, at Bolton, in the county of Lancaster, under the firm of Chatwood and Dawes. Samuel Chatwood, carried on the firm on his own account.[1]

1864 The company was registered. [2]

1878 Two Gold Medals - Paris Exhibition 1878.[3]

1880 Special First Award- Sidney.[4]

1881 Three First Awards - Melbourne.[5]

1909 Chatwood's Patent Safe and Lock Co was wound up and replaced by another company Chatwood Safe Co Ltd[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 17 Sept 1861
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. 1881 Advert
  4. 1881 Advert
  5. 1881 Advert
  6. The London Gazette 21 December 1909