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of Victoria Works, Darlaston, Birmingham
1884 Company founded by John Rubery and his two brothers, as an ironworks manufacturing gates and fences.
1888 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Samuel Rubery, John Tunner Rubery, and Thomas William Rubery, in the trade or business of Iron Merchants and Manufacturers of Ironwork, at Blockall, and at the Green, Darlaston, in the county of Stafford, under the style or firm of Rubery Brothers, was, on the 29th day of February, 1888, dissolved by mutual consent."
1893 The Rubery brothers were joined by an engineer Alfred Owen.
1899 Motor Show exhibitor
1903 The company name of Rubery Owen was established.