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of Varsity Works, Redditch, Worcs

1896 Company established.

1901 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Manufacturers of needles, fishhooks, fishing tackle and fishing lines. Specialities: fishing lines and wire gimps, plaited and twisted in all materials of silk, flax etc. Employees 30 to 60. [1]

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