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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.
1864 The company was registered. 
1878 Two Gold Medals - Paris Exhibition 1878.
1880 Special First Award- Sidney.
1881 Three First Awards - Melbourne.