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Joshua Bigwood and Son

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October 1952.

of Wednesfield Road, Wolverhampton

1874 Company founded.

c. 1936 Joshua Bigwood and Son Ltd took over the works of Rees Roturbo Manufacturing Co Ltd which had gone out of business.

1937 Public company.

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito

1961 Iron founders, engineers and manufacturers of steel works' plant. [1]

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Sources of Information

  • Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6