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of Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham.
1834 Company established.
1849 Directory: Listed as Edge Tool Maker. 
1897 Incorporated as a Limited Company.
1914 Specialities: Cast Steel-faced Spades and Shovels, Hoes and Edge Tools.