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Stevens Screw Co

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of Pelham Street, Wolverhampton

of Retreat St, Wolverhampton

Presumably successor to J. Stevens and Son

1906 The Stevens Screw Company Limited was formed; it was run by Joseph Stevens, father of the five Stevens brothers, together with his daughters Lily and Daisy. The premises in Pelham Street were across the road from his sons' factory, Stevens Motor Manufacturing Co

1908 Moved to Retreat Street

1917 The Stevens brothers left Retreat Street which allowed the Stevens Screw Company to use their building for additional workshop space.

Late 1930s: The youngest brother, Billie, took over the running of the Stevens Screw Co

1932 the Stevens brothers set up a new business in the Retreat Street premises - see Stevens Brothers (Wolverhampton).

1956 The Stevens-family connection with the business came to an end.

Two other businesses were run from the Retreat Street premises. The first, Jones and Goodare was owned by the Stevens Screw Company; the second, Lombard Products (Midlands) Limited was owned by Leo Davenport.

1992 The factory was closed. The buildings were acquired by Engines Limited.

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  • Stevens Screw Co [1]