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William Barrows and Sons

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January 1880. BBH Mark.

of Bloomfield Ironworks, Tipton

See W. Barrows and Sons

History of businesses which used Bloomfield Ironworks:

Trademark: BBH

1871 A party from the Iron and Steel Institute visited Messrs William Barrows and Sons at Bloomfield Ironworks

1881 Advert for William Barrows and Sons. B B H Trade Mark.

1884 William Barrows and Thomas Hill Barrows retired from William Barrows and Sons; the business was continued by the remaining partner, Joseph Barrows, under the same style or firm.[1]

1896 Listed under Iron Manufacturers as 'Barrows, William and Sons, Bloomfield Works, Tipton.' [2]

1903 Joseph Barrows, of Himley, Ironmaster, carrying on business at the Bloomfield Ironworks, Tipton, under the style or firm of William Barrows and Sons, died on the 25th day of August, 1903[3]

c.1904 The business of William Barrows and Sons at Bloomfield Iron Works was acquired by Benjamin Bunch and Sons of Staffordshire Ironworks, Walsall[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 1884
  2. 1896 Kelly's Directory of Staffordshire
  3. London Gazette 24 May 1904
  4. Walsall Observer, and South Staffordshire Chronicle - Saturday 15 May 1909