Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 143,437 pages of information and 230,044 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

H. W. Ward and Co

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

‎‎

September 1902.
1903. Double cutting box.
1903. 5 Inch-bar Flat Turret Lathe.
1905. Horizontal boring machine.
1907.
1907.
1907.
1909. Plain grinder.
1909. Exhibit at Howrah Railway Museum.
December 1910. Capstan Lathes.
February 1911.
January 1912.
November 1912.
August 1918.
January 1920.
1926.
February 1929.
December 1929.
August 1933.
1933. New Combination Turret Lathe.
1933. New Combination Turret Lathe.
1938.
1938.
1938.
1938.
November 1943
October 1945.
1946.
December 1947.
January 1948.
April 1948.
May 1948.
June 1948.
July 1948.
1948.
1948. Lathe.
May 1950.
January 1952.
February 1952.
March 1952.
April 1952.
May 1952.
January 1953.
November 1954.
1956.
April 1947.
May 1947.
November 1957.
November 1958.
1960.
Turret Lathe. Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum.
Capstan lathe. Exhibit at the Snibston Discovery Museum.
Ward 3DB with Hepworth Dialset Control Lathe.
1970.

H. W. Ward and Co of Lionel Street, Birmingham were makers of machine tools, especially lathes of all sorts.

1889 Company established.

1911 Manufacturer of Machine Tools for the Railways.[1]

1912 Decision to concentrate on the manufacture of capstan and turret lathes

1912 Four-Spindle Automatic Lathe. Acquired new factory in Bournbrook

1914 Equipped a complete factory for manufacture of motor cars[2]

Member of Associated British Machine Tool Makers.

1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with a variety of lathes of capstan and turret types. [3]

1937 Machine tool manufacturers. [4]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

Lathe. Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum.

See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information

  • Machine Tools by James Weir French in 2 vols. Published 1911 by Gresham
  1. Bradshaw’s Railway Manual 1911
  2. The Times, Jan 28, 1914
  3. The Engineer of 24th September 1920 p293
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries