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Malleable and General Ironfounders, of Wolverhampton Road, Walsall
c1820 Company established, presumably by Joseph Guest (1792-1861)
Joseph's son, John Thomas Guest (1821-1878), took over the business
c1842 Adopted the style of John Guest, later John Guest and Son
c.1890 Became John Guest and Sons.
1914 Malleable and general ironfounders. Specialities: malleable crucible castings for engineers, machinists etc. . 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.