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John Perks and Sons

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March 1946

John Perks and Sons Ltd. of Monmore Green Works, Wolverhampton.

Probably established around 1850 - perhaps as Perks and Son

1878 Dissolution of the Partnership between Robert Perks and Samuel Hollis Perks, Edge Tool Manufacturers, trading under the style of John Perks and Sons, at Wolverhampton. All debts due and owing to and by the said firm will be received and paid by the said Robert Perks.[1]

1932 John Perks and Sons (1920) Ltd was in liquidation[2]

1938 Still at Monmore Green.

1957 Exhibited Axes, Hoes, Pickaxes, Mattocks, Plantation Tools, Crowbars, Wedges and Hammers.

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 5 July, 1878
  2. The London Gazette 10 May 1932