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August 1946.
May 1950.

of Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham

1930 J. B. Brooks and Co advertised Evertaut steel stools and chairs, "as used by the GPO"[1]

Pre-WWII Evertaut Ltd had been established, making steel furniture[2]

1956 New subsidiary established, Evertaut Seating at Darwen, to handle the seat manufacturing business; Evertaut Ltd continued in sheet metal[3]

1963 Became a subsidiary of Harris and Sheldon when that company took over the remaining parts of J B Brooks[4]

1988 Acquired by Wassall plc[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 19, 1930
  2. The Times, May 14, 1943
  3. The Times, Apr 15, 1957
  4. The Times, Jun 26, 1964
  5. The Times, August 25, 1988