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Weston and Grice

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1857. Machinery for manufacturing bolts by F. G. Grice.

of the Stour Valley Works, and Cwmbran

Bar iron and railway fastenings.

1862 Exhibited at the 1862 London Exhibition showing the manufacture of bolts using ingenious machinery and also nuts made "at 2 operations" whilst those of Watkins and Keen were made "at once"[1].

1864 Patent Nut and Bolt Co took over Weston and Grice of Stour Valley Works, West Bromwich, and Cwmbran near Newport[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post 8 January 1863
  2. Birmingham Daily Post 30 December 1864