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Payne and Griffiths

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May 1950.
1954. Letter heading.

of Tudor Works, Ladywood Road, Birmingham

formerly David Glasgow

1864 Advertisement. Payne and Griffiths (successors to D. Glasgow), established 1825, Engineers, Machinists and Brass Founders, Manufacturers of Beam, Vertical and Horizontal Steam Engines, Fire and Garden Engines, Soda-Water Machines. Cross Street and Suffolk Street, Birmingham.[1]

1868 Advertisement 'Steam Gauge Makers Wanted' at Payne and Griffiths, 10, Cross Street.[2]

1871 Advertisement 'Engine and Boiler Fittings best Gun Metal in great variety at Payne and Griffiths's 10, Cross Street'.[3]

1901 Partnership change. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Samuel Wilson Amphlet, Herbert William Payne, and Frank Howard Payne, carrying on business as Engineers, Brassfounders, and Manufacturers of Mineral Water Machinery, and Steam and Hydraulic Fittings, under the style or firm of "Payne and Griffiths," at Tudor Works, Ladywood-road, Birmingham, has been dissolved to-day by mutual consent, the said Samuel Wilson Amphlet purchasing the shares of the said Herbert William Payne and the said Frank Howard Payne in the said business. All debts due to and owing by the said firm will be received and paid by the said Samuel Wilson Amphlet, who will continue to carry on the said business under the said style of "Payne and Griffiths," at the above address...'[4]

1937 Pressure gauge manufacturers. "P. & G." Gauges and Instruments.[5]

1954 Directors are: G. W. Amphlet, H. B. Vicary, F. N. Waldron, L. B. Bethell, J. S. Cooke.[6]

1961 Operating from Raglan Street, Smethwick.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Saturday 27 February 1864
  2. Birmingham Gazette - Saturday 17th October 1868.
  3. Birmingham Daily Gazette - Weds 22nd March 1871.
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:20 September 1901 Issue:27357 Page:6189
  5. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  6. Letterheading