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B. Verity and Sons

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1819 Business started[1]

1825 Company established as B. Verity and Sons at 31 King Street, Covent Garden.

1891 The works were transferred to Aston, Birmingham

1896 The works were considerably enlarged

1896 Incorporated under the name of Veritys Ltd. The company was registered on 21 October, to take over the business of electrical manufacturers, engineers and contractors of Verity of London and Manchester. [2]

1896/7 Directory: Advertiser. More detail[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 06, 1959
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. Peck's Trades Directory of Birmingham, 1896-97: Advertisers