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Whitfields Safe and Door Co

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Safe door located in a building dated c1886, Newton Abbot, Devon.
Safe door detail.
April 1913.

of Oxford St., Birmingham

Previously Samuel Whitfield and Sons

1886 Listed as Whitfields Safe and Door Co

c.1900 Acquired J. T. Needs and Co

1910 The name of Bramah and Co was reintroduced. Engineering works moved to Oldbury Place.

1945 Whitfields Safe and Door Co was acquired by a public company, Milners Safe Co[1]

1952 Whitfields Safe and Door Co was in voluntary liquidation[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 18, 1945
  2. The London Gazette 22 February 1952