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of Sams Lane, West Bromwich, iron founders
Manufacturers of flushing cisterns, builders' fittings and plumbing brassfoundry (1949)
1922 Employees 250. Directors: William Lawley, Senr., William Lawley, Junr., Joseph Lawley, J. W. Gaunt. Products: Engineers' castings in soft grey iron, brass and aluminium; builders' and plumbers' brass and ironwork.
1931 Defendants in lawsuit
c.1939 Company incorporated
1949 Public company - offer of shares - manufacturer of builders fittings, etc and plumbing brassware; largest maker of cisterns in the country
1969 the Lawley business was renamed Valor Lawley