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British Industrial History

Thomas Turner and Co (Sheffield)

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of Suffolk Works, Sheffield. (1929)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Sheffield 20111. Cables: "Renrut Sheffield". (1947)

  • 1802 Company established.
  • 1914 Manufacturers of crucible steel, saws, files, table and pocket cutlery, scissors, razors, edge tools and electro-plate. Specialities: Joseph Hayward and Co's celebrated "Kettle" brand pen and pocket knives. Employees 800. [1]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Royal" Safety Razor Blades and "Royal" Shaving Soaps. Showing in conjunction with Robert W. Phillips. (Stand No. M.4) [2]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fiar. Manufacturers of Canteens, Flatware, Hotelware, Safety Razor Blades, Cutlery, Scissors, Pocket Knives, Pewterware, Butchers Knives, Slicers, Palette and Cooks' Knives. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. D.1676) [3]

Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair p169
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p279