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Brunswick Engineering Co

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of Grosvenor Road and Franklyn Street, Bristol

1923 Patent 188,560. 'W. F. Ward and W. E. Plaister t/a, Brunswick Engineering Co., Grosvenor Road, Bristol, for an invention relating to apparatus for opening and closing number of centrally pivoted windows disposed one above another.'[1]

1925 'Brunswick Metal Casement and Engineering Co., Ltd., registered December, 21, to enter into an agreement with W. E. Plaister and W. F. Ward (trading as Brunswick Engineering Co.) to develop and turn to account the said business carried on at Grosvenor Road., St. Paul's, Bristol, and to carry on the business of manufacturers of metal sashes and casements, etc. capital £2,000 £1 shares. Directors: W. E. Plaister, 632, High Road. Tottenham; W. F. Ward, 8, York Avenue, Ashley Bristol; E. J. Kerslake, The Lyndale Hotel, Clifton, Bristol.'[2]

1945 of Glenfrome Road.[3]

1950 Business still trading.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Daily Press - Wednesday 10 January 1923
  2. Western Daily Press - Thursday 31 December 1925
  3. Western Daily Press - Saturday 23 June 1945
  4. Western Daily Press - Wednesday 20 December 1950