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Warne, Wright and Rowland

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Nov 1919.
1951
1951. C.C.A.W. Peters working at a nutbolt machine with co-worker.
1951. C.C.A.W. Peters working at a nutbolt machine with co-worker.

of Keeley Street, Birmingham

1907 April 23rd. Incorporated and a change of name to Warne, Wright and Roland. Partners were Alfred Cecil Wright and John David Rowland. The company was set up to acquire the business of James Warne carried on by Alfred Cecil Wright (father of John Allen C-W) and the business of Wright and Rowland [1][2]

1911 They formed the Rollo Car Co

1951 Issue of £250,000 loan stock. Factories at Warwick, Birmingham (x2) and Bromsgrove, Directors are:-[3]

The subsidiaries are: -

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Fixings, stampings and drop forgings. [4]

1972 Warne Wright acquired Armstrong, Stevens and Son from Redman Heenan[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 1907/05/03
  2. The Times, Monday, July 23, 1951
  3. The Times, Monday, July 23, 1951
  4. 1963 Motor Show
  5. The Times, Jan 13, 1972