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of Selly Oak
1836 Took over the old premises of William Jenkins and Son. Started making wire, brass-foundry and 'battery' products
1871 Equipped new mill at Selly Oak
1902 Brass and copper wire 
Made brass condenser tubes
1922 Commissioned a new tube mill
1933 The mill started to produce copper plates for locomotive fire-boxes