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of Cato Street Works, Birmingham 7. Telephone: ASTon Cross 3256/7/8/9. Telegraphic Address: "Beresford, Birmingham" (1937)
of Marston Green, Birmingham 33. (1951)
1860 Company founded.
1912 Private company.
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Door Closers in various finishes, of various types and sizes. Also Spring Hinges and Brassfoundry. Closers are identical to those used on the door of the extensions of this building. (Stand No. A.503) 
1937 Sanitary engineers. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1951 Patent - Improvements relating to the manufacture of stators for electric motors. 
1961 Manufacturers of hydraulic pumps, railway fittings and equipment. 500 employees. 
1963 Patent - Submersible electric motor.