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Joseph Tyzack and Son

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Joseph Tyzack and Son of Meersbrook Works, Sheffield.

William Tyzack (1781-1858) founded a business making tooks

1837 William's nephew, Joseph Tyzack (1813-1891), established (or continued) his business.

He built a connection with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Boat Co. The three legged trademark, which was required by this customer, was later adopted and registered with the Cutlers’ Company in 1847.[1]

Company products included palette knives, graining combs, butchers' and bakers' tools, bricklayers' trowels and garden, joiners' and moulders' tools.[2]

Thomas Tyzack (1842-1923) joined the business

1871 The Partnership heretofore subsisting between Joseph Tyzack and Thomas Tyzack, as Tool Manufacturers and Factors, in Fitzwilliam-street, Sheffield, under the style of Joseph Tyzack was dissolved by mutual consent. The business was continued by Thomas Tyzack, under the style of Joseph Tyzack and Son.[3]

1879 Joseph Tyzack and Sons, tool and machine knife and cutlery manufacturers of Bowdon Street, Sheffield[4]

1942 Company amalgamated with Isaac Nash of Stourbridge to form Nash Tyzack Industries.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  3. London Gazette 28 July 1871
  4. Directory
  • [1] Spear and Jackson website