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John Guest and Sons

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1890.
1891.

Malleable and General Ironfounders, of Wolverhampton Road, Walsall

c1820 Company established, presumably by Joseph Guest (1792-1861)[1]

Joseph's son, John Thomas Guest (1821-1878), took over the business[2]

c1842 Adopted the style of John Guest, later John Guest and Son

c.1890 Became John Guest and Sons.[3]

1914 Malleable and general ironfounders. Specialities: malleable crucible castings for engineers, machinists etc. [4]. Principals: John Thomas Guest (father) (1854-1927), Ivor G. Guest and Herbert Guest (sons). Claimed to be the largest makers of malleable castings in the world.


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Sources of Information

  1. Tree on Ancestry
  2. BMD
  3. See adverts
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book