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P. Vaughton and Sons

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1895. Inside of Medal Box
1895. Gresley Rovers F. C. Silver and Gold Medal - J. Wright.
1895. Gresley Rovers F. C. Silver and Gold Medal - J. Wright.
1895. Gresley Rovers F. C. Silver and Gold Medal - J. Wright.

of Gothic Works, Livery Street, Birmingham

1819 Company established by Philip Vaughton.

Succeeded by Thomas Vaughton, Oliver Vaughton (sons), Thomas Albert Vaughton (grandson)

1874 the Partnership between Thomas Vaughton and Oliver Vaughton, as Jewellers, under the style of P. Vaughton and Sons, and carried on at Great Hampton street, Birmingham, was dissolved as from the 25th day of June, 1874. All accounts will be received and paid by the said Oliver Vaughton[1]

1882 Medals

1882 of 1 Great Hampton St, jewellers[2] (also Philip Vaughton, jeweller, of 21 Vyse St)

1885 Oliver Vaughton, trading as P Vaughton and Sons, was declared insolvent[3]

1904 of Gothic Works, Livery St; also Thomas Albert Vaughton, manufacturing jeweller of this address[4] (also Vaughton Brothers, die sinkers, stampers and piercers, Livery St).

1906 Silversmiths and goldsmiths specialising in armorial work

1909 Limited company incorporated

Vaughtons Ltd was formed by the amalgamation of the old firms of P. Vaughton and Sons and Vaughton Brothers.

1912 Vaughtons Ltd, of Gothic Works, Livery St, manufacturing jewellers, die sinkers, stampers[5], (also Edward Vaughton, goldsmith and jewellers, of 88 Vyse St)

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 21 August 1874
  2. 1882 Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  3. London Gazette 10 July 1885
  4. 1904 Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  5. 1912 Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  • Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage by Ray Shill. Published by Sutton Publishing 2002. ISBN 0-7509-2593-0