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.

B. Lilly and Sons

From Graces Guide
1951.

of 54/62 Barr Street, St. George's, Hockley, Birmingham, 19. Telephone: Northern 1543. Telegraphic Address: "Attention, 'Phone, Birmingham". (1937)

1861 B. Lilly and Sons were founded by Benjamin Lilly in 1861. The address was initially that of the house where they lived - 73 Brearley Street.

1881 Benjamin Lilly died and the firm moved to 54 and 56 Barr Street, where they operated for quite some years but eventually moved to Baltimore Road, Great Barr - date of move unknown.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Makers of Cabinet, Builders' and General Brassfoundry. Speciality: Cabinet Handles (modern and reproduction). Door Handles, Stamped and Capstan Work. Special work and designs to customer's specification. (Stand No. A.742)

1966 Patent - Lever-handle door latch fittings.

1975 Patent - Window Fittings Such as Casement Stays and Fasteners. (of 101 Baltimore Road, Birmingham).



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