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Spearwell Tools

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Spearwell Tools Ltd

1967 Company formed to merge the gardening and agricultural interests of Spear and Jackson and Eva Industries[1]

Company consisted of the following amalgamated firms - Brades and Nash Tyzack Industries Ltd., Edward Elwell Ltd., Edward and William Lucas Ltd., Isaac Nash and Sons Ltd., C. T. Skelton and Co Ltd., Spear and Jackson Ltd., Thomas Staniforth and Co Ltd.

1970 After a period of losses by Spearwell, and several factory closures, Spear and Jackson acquired Eva's interest in Spearwell Tools[2]

1972 Merged with Spear and Jackson's hand tool division as Spear and Jackson (Tools)[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 17, 1967
  2. The Times, Nov 13, 1969
  3. The Times, Jan 13, 1972
  • [1] National Archives