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Business established by John Taylor
1864 The company was John Taylor and Son, of Midland Works; his son William joined the firm.
c.1870 William became a partner
At some point the name changed to John Taylor and Sons
1889 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Taylor, William Taylor, Charles Henry Taylor, John James Taylor, and Joseph Taylor, in the business of Engineers and Iron Founders, and also in the business of Lace Manufacturers, at Queen's-road, Nottingham, under the style of John Taylor and Sons.
1895 John Taylor retired; his sons William Taylor and ... succeeded him.
1896 The brothers moved the business to Sandiacre, renaming it Taylor Brothers