of Studley, Warwickshire. London Address: Empire House, St Martins le Grand, EC1. Telephone: Studley 8. Cables: "Wilkes, Ltd., Studley"
- Henry Wilkes made hooks and needles with the company name of 'Henry Wilkes and Co. He also had an office in Toronto.
- William A. Wilkes had a business called the Wilkes-Westwood Co, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, starting in 1898 (with Charles H. Westwood). The company dissolved but was re-formed into the 'C. H. Westwood and Co', with William as president.
- It dissolved in 1910. William A. Wilkes was the brother of Henry Wilkes. Both William and Henry used the Osprey trademark, of an Osprey head with a fish in it's beak.
- 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Osprey" Brand Fishing Rods, Reels, Hooks and Tackle. Wholesale and Export. (Stand No. B.21) 
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