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George Adams and Sons

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of Mars Iron Works, Wolverhampton

1867 Company established by George Adams, Richard Morris and Abraham Bennett.

1874 Continued as George Adams.

1879 Re-named George Adams and Sons

1882 George North Adams became a partner.

1892 Advert. [1]

1894 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1896/7 Directory: Advertiser. More detail [2]

1914 Manufacturers of iron and steel sheets, hoops and bars; galvanized plain and corrugated sheets. Employees 750. [3]

1925 The Mars Ironworks of the company were purchased by Thomas W. Ward of Sheffield for the purpose of dismantling.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Wolverhampton Red Book and Directory, 1892
  2. Peck's Trades Directory of Birmingham, 1896-97: Advertisers
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. The Engineer 1925/07/17