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Charles Willetts, Junior of Colonial Works, Overend Road, Cradley Heath.
1897 Company formed as lifting tackle manufacturers.
1920 Employed 250 persons and started producing the New British car
1921-23 10hp model, Possible around 100 built.
1938 Incorporating John Hill and Sons - lifting tackle makers of Stourbridge.