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of 53-58 Wych Street, London
1817 Joseph Hart started in business
c.1840 Hart & Son was founded by Joseph Hart, manufacturing art metal for ecclesiastic and domestic use.
1852 Dissolution of the Partnership between Joseph Hart, Charles Hart, and George Hart, of Wych-street, Strand, Wholesale and Retail Ironmongers, so far as respects the said George Hart.
1853 Hart was joined by Thomas Peard.
1855 Exhibited door furniture at the 1855 Paris Exhibition
1860 Peard left to found his own business
1861 Joseph Hart died
1868 Richardson, Slade and Ellson advertised themselves as (presumably supplying materials) "from Hart and Sons, Wych Street"