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1849 Directory: Listed as rivet makers.
"The death look place on Thursday last, after a short illnesss of Mr John Fellows, of Compton Grange, Cradley Heath, a well-known figure in the industrial life of South Staffordshire. Mr. Fellows, who was eighty-four years of age, was one of the largest chain manufacturers in the area, and the founder of the Clyde and Mid-British Chain Works, Cradley Heath. For twenty-five years he acted as secretary of the South Staffordshire Chain Manufacturers' Association."