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Charles Clifford and Son

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Dec 1921.
May 1949.
May 1950.
November 1950.
February 1952.

Charles Clifford and Son Ltd. of Fazeley Street Mills and Dogpool Mills, Birmingham.

Established 1776 - Charles Clifford metal merchant.

1849 Directory: Listed as metal rollers (listed as Charles Clifford) [1]

1849 Directory: Listed as Wire Drawers (listed as Charles Clifford) [2]

1887 The company was registered on 28 April, to take over the business of manufacturers of copper and brass sheets, tubes etc, of the firm if the same name. [3]

1911 Issued catalogue. Extras for brass and copper tubes, sheets, wires etc. [4]

1912 Advert. Phosphor Bronze, Brass and Copper Tubes.

1937 Metal manufacturers. "Seacliff" Tubes, Sheets, Rods and Wire. [5]

1965 Known as Charles Clifford Industries

1981 Charles Clifford Industries reorganised its corporate structure and made a rights issue; a new company, Telfos Holdings, was formed to acquire the company[6]

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