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Makers of ship chains, cables and anchors, of Cradley Heath; telegraphic address 'Sykes'
1898/9 Patents and specifications for improvements in anchors
1904 Company incorporated
1905/6 Patents and specifications for improvements in anchors
By 1948 was owned by N. Hingley and Sons
1953 Acquired Mole and Beddall
1956 Registration of the trade mark Britannic in respect of anchors
The name of this company was subsequently transferred to H. P. Parkes and Co Ltd.