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Cornelius Whitehouse and Sons

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of Cannock Edge Tool Works, Cannock, Staffordshire. Telephone: Cannock 4. Telegraphic Address: "Tools, Cannock"

Successor to C. Whitehouse

1937 Listed Exhibitor British Industries Fair. Augers, Axes, Braces, Bits; Bricklayers', Blacksmiths', Butchers', Carpenters' Contractors' colliery, Miners' and Garden Tools. Hooks, Hammers, Hoes, Chisels, Handles, slashers, Trowels, Vices, Cramps, Wedges, Adzes, Hatchets, Forks, Spades, Shovels, Picks, Mattocks, Rakes, Parangs**. (Stand No. A.727) [1]

1943 Patent - Improvements in handle sockets of hand tools and in means for securing the handles therein. [2]

1956 Patent - Improvements relating to silage knives or hay knives. [3]

1960 Patent - Improvements relating to slashers or brushing hooks. [4]

1967 Cornelius Whitehouse and Sons (1963) Ltd was in voluntary liquidation[5]


Note: **

  • Parang - A heavy Malay knife. [6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair p433
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. [3] Wikipatents
  5. London Gazette 6 October 1967
  6. Chambers English Dictionary