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H. C. Webb and Co

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February 1922. Maplestone cantilever spring forks.
August 1923
December 1929.
November 1935.
November 1955.

H. C. Webb and Co of Century Works, Aston Brook Street, Birmingham.

1848 Company established.

1911 Private company.

1917 Advert. Weavers' mails. [1]

Produced motorcycle forks used in the 1920s and 1930s.

1950 Cycle components.

1961 Manufacturers of lawn mowers, cycle accessories, motor cycle spring forks, Plummer and Pillar block housings, general machining and presswork. 190 employees. [2]

By 1965 was owned by Wolseley Hughes

1973 Wolseley Hughes merged Wolseley Engineering and Webb Lawnmowers[3]

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