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of 84 Weaman Street, Birmingham.
1790 Company established by William Davis who made bullet shot and became the father-in-law of Philip Webley
c.1813 Philip Webley was born
1838 Philip Webley, a percussioner, married Caroline Davis, daughter of William Davis, gun maker in Birmingham
1841 Philip Webley 25, bullet moulder, lived in Birmingham with Caroline Webley 20, Hannah Webley 65, Thomas Webley 3, Emma Webley 2, Philip Webley 2 weeks; a neighbour of John Davis (b.1796) a gun implement maker and his family
1842 Advert: Late William Davis
1849 Directory: Listed as makers of guns and / or gun components 
1851 Philip Webley 38, gun and pistol implement manufacturer, lived in Birmingham with Caroline Webley 33, Thos Wm Webley 12, Emma Webley 11, Phillip Webley 9, James Webley 8, Henry Webley 4
1855 Gun Implement And Bullet Mould Manufacturer, of 84, Weaman St
1895 The company was presumably P. Webley and Son