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John Bagnall and Sons at Toll End, Tipton, maker of I B Crown brand of iron
of Lea Brook Iron Works, Wednesbury, Staffs. (1914)
1800 Company established by John Bagnall
1840 On the death of his elder brother, John, William Bagnall became the senior member of the firm
1848 250 tons of iron were made weekly.
1863 William Bagnall died
1873 Incorporated as a limited company.
1881 Golds Hill furnaces
1914 Ironmasters. Speciality: "Bagnall" brand of iron. Employees 400. 
By 1922 Was owned by N. Hingley and Sons
1955 Purchased by N. Hingley and Sons from the Iron and Steel Holdings and Realisation Agency.
1966 Became part of the F H Lloyd Group