Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,176 pages of information and 245,641 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Stanley Works

From Graces Guide

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1927.
December 1955.

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December 1955.

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December 1956.
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October 1961. New factory.

British subsidiary of US company Stanley Works, of Rutland Road, Sheffield

1920 J. A. Chapman Ltd was incorporated

By 1927 Stanley Works (Great Britain) Ltd still had a Stanley Rule and Level Department (see advert)

1938 Name of J A Chapman was changed to Stanley Works (Great Britain) Ltd

1961 Stanley Works (Great Britain), subsidiary of a US company, purchased all of the shares in S. N. Bridges and Co from John Brown and others[1] forming Stanley-Bridges

By 1973 Stanley Tools Ltd was a subsidiary of Stanley Works of USA

1982 The name of Stanley Tools Ltd was changed to The Stanley Works Ltd

2010 The Stanley Works combined with Black & Decker to form Stanley Black & Decker


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 01, 1961