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Henry Jenkins and Sons

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of Unity Works, Vittoria Street, Birmingham.

1830 Company established.

1864 Patent. '1600. To Henry Jenkins, James Jenkins, Fredrick Jenkins, and Samuel Jenkins, trading under the style or firm of Henry Jenkins and Sons, General Stampers and Piercers, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, for the invention of "certain improvements in metallic clips for permanently or temporarily binding or holding together manuscripts, papers, pamphlets, or for other like purposes."'[1]

1897 The company was registered on 8 November, to take over the business of medallists, die sinkers etc of the firm of the same name. [2]

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