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Ward and Payne

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Ward & Payne of Limbrick Works, Sheffield (sometimes mis-spelled Limerick Works)

Late David Ward and Co

1803 Company founded.

1853 Files, Steel, Engravers' and Joiners' Tools. Fancy Turning Tolls. All kinds of Carving Tools. Trade mark: an anvil and two file-maker's hammers

1926 Private company.

1961 Manufacturers of heavy edge tools and horticultural tools. 200 employees. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE