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of Albert Works, Darlaston, Staffordshire. Telephone: Darlaston 194/5/6. Telegraphic Address: "Garrington, 'Phone, Darlaston". (1937)
of Newton Works, Bromsgrove and Albert Works, Darlaston, Staffordshire
1837 Company founded by John Garrington
1919 Cotterills, including Garringtons, became part of Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds which had acquired these companies for their extensive nut and bolt and other interests, forming the largest nut and bolt company in the country. As part of GKN, Cotterills were focussed on nuts and bolts, Garringtons on drop forgings and tools.
1922 Directors: Tom S. Peacock (Managing), F. W. Keen, E. Steer, H. Probyn, J. H. Jolly, A. Beech (Gen. Manager).
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Drop Forgings for Aircraft, Automobiles, Motor Cycles, ordinary Cycles, Tube Trades, Agricultural Fittings, General Engineering and Toy Trades. (Stand No. D.518) 
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Drop forgings for all classes of Aircraft, Shipbuilding, Locomotives, Railway Construction, Automobiles, Machine Tools and General Engineering, etc., in Carbon and Alloy Steels and other metals. Special attention given to heat-treatment. (Stand No. B.606) 
1937 Manufacturers of drop forgings.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1949 Advert. Hand tools. Wrench. 
1951 Name changed to Garringtons