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February 1913.
April 1913.
March 1914. Lanchester Motor Co.
April 1914. Rolls-Royce.

of Livery Street, Birmingham

1819 Company established by Philip Vaughton.

Succeeded by Thomas Vaughton, Oliver Vaughton (sons), Thomas Albert Vaughton (grandson) - see P. Vaughton and Sons

1909 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

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; also letter and figure cutters, burn marks, stencil plates.[1]

1914 Workers in gold, silver and bronze, Gothic work. Specialities: medals, coins, badges, tokens, gold and silversmiths' work, heraldic work, enamels, dies, seals, punches etc. [2]

1922 Workers in Gold, Silver and Bronze, of Gothic Works, Livery Street, Birmingham. Specialities - Medals, Coins, Badges, Tokens, Gold and Silversmiths' Work, Heraldic Work, Enamels, Dies, Seals, Punches.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1912 Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book