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of Waddams Pool Works in Hall Street, Dudley
1826 Company formed by Absolom Harper and his two sons, to make fire grates and iron shot.
In 1901 George Bean became the principal shareholder.
1907 The name was changed to A. Harper, Sons and Bean in 1907 when George became chairman