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