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Ernest Street, Holloway Head, Birmingham.
Hardware and Metal Merchants
Established early in the nineteenth century by Van Wart, Son & Co.
Incorporated as a Limited Company.
1914 Directors: G. W. Grosvenor, J.P. (Chairman), James Wilson, Charles Holmes and A. D. Wilson and C. H. Holmes (Managing Directors). Formerly trading with the United States and West Indies. East Indian business founded about thirty-five years ago. Staff: Thirty-nine. Branches: Calcutta, 15, Canning Street; Bombay, Hornby Road; Madras, McLean Street. Business: Hardware and Metal Merchants.