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Bocock and Wilkinson

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Bocock and Wilkinson, ships lamp manufacturers, of 17-18 Mott St. Birmingham[1], trademark Seahorse

1890 Bocock & Wilkinson, electroplate manufacturers of 123 Gt. Hampton St. (previously occupied by F. T. Marrian, electroplate manufacturer)

1900 Listed as ships lamp manufacturers.

c.1909 Moved to Mott Street

Later became Bocock and Son

1932 Listed as George Bocock and Co Ltd, ship's lamp manufacturers, 17-18 Mott St[2]

1973 In Mott Street[3].

1983 S.H.M. (Birmingham), W. T. George and Co, William Harvie and Co, G. Bocock and Co were in voluntary liquidation; a meeting of their Creditors was held at Newhall Street, Birmingham on Monday, 10th January 1983, for the purposes mentioned in sections 294 and 295 of the Companies Act 1948[4]

1992 George Bocock and Harvie Ltd was in liquidation[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1910 Kellys directory
  2. 1932 Kellys Directorys
  3. 1973 Kelly's Directory
  4. London Gazette 18 January 1983
  5. London Gazette 18 Aug 1992
  • Birmingham History Forum [1]