Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Newman and Sons

From Graces Guide
1890.
April 1903.
1912.
Dec 1921.
1938.
1938.
1938.
1945.
July 1949.
1951.
1955.
1961.
1961. Briton 200.

William Newman and Sons Ltd. of Hospital Street, Birmingham.

1750. Company established.

1900 Private company.

1937 Spring manufacturers. "Briton" and "Vanguard" Door Checks. [1]

1961 Brassfounders, door-spring manufacturers and architectural metal workers. 700 employees. [2]

1970 Tonks Holdings acquired William Newman and Sons, forming Newman-Tonks.[3]

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