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Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss

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June 1872.

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June 1880.
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June 1888. Iron wheelbarrows.
June 1888. Steel railing.
December 1889.
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Metal fence post.
1911. Lock-Nut.
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1914. Iron Fencing, Gates Etc.
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1919. Fencing and gates.
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of Wolverhampton and King William Street, London. [1]

1826 Company founded.

1876 Exhibitor at the Royal Agricultural Show at Birmingham with cast iron vases, hurdles and continuous fencing. One of the largest exhibitors at the show. [2]

1901 Became public company. The company was registered on 12 June, to acquire a business of ironmasters and engineers of the firm of the same name. Directors are: William Bayliss (Chairman), Edwin Jones, Samuel Bayliss, William Edwin Jones, Robert Murray Hyslop and Horace William Bayliss. Employing 1,800-2,000 people. [3] [4]

1920 July, Business was acquired by Guest, Keen and Co.[5]

1925 Became private company.

1928. By this date they are owned by Guest Keen and Nettlefold. Reference is made to the late William Bayliss, his brother Samuel Bayliss and his two sons Percy S. Bayliss and Frederick W. Bayliss. [6]

1946 British Rollmakers Corporation acquired the rollmaking interests of Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss Limited.

1961 Engineers and manufacturers of railway fasteners, transmission line steelwork, rock bolts, mining roof support, fencing and gates and components for motor industry and railway electrification steelworks. 1,522 employees. [7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1880/10/01
  2. The Engineer of 21st July 1876 p58
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. The Times, Saturday, Jun 22, 1901
  5. The Engineer 1921/01/07 page 3.
  6. The Times, Thursday, Jun 28, 1928
  7. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE