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Frederick Walton and Co

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of Old Hall Japanning Works, Wolverhampton

Frederick Walton had taken over his father's japanning business and expanded the range of products into general metalware, becoming a leading maker of dish covers, patent coffee pots, etc. [1]

1851 Description of the products produced by Frederick Walton of Old Hall Works.[2]

1856 Patent to Frederick Walton, of Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Manufacturer, for the invention of "an improvement or improvements in papier mache trays."[3]

1857 Patent to Frederick Walton, of Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Manufacturer, and John Pinson, of Wolverhampton aforesaid, Machinist, in respect of the invention "new or improved machinery for stamping or raising metals."[4]

1861 Messrs F. Walton and Co., 23, John-street. Tottenham-court-road, London; and Old Hall Works, Wolverhampton.[5]

1867 Patent to Frederick Walton, of the Old Hall Works, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Manufacturer, in respect of the invention of "improvements in apparatus for making infusions of coffee and other infusions."[6]

1869 Patent to Frederick Walton, of the Old Hall Works, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Manufacturer, in respect of the invention of "improvements in coal vases."[7]

1882 Mention of the Old Hall Japanning Works.[8]

The business, but not the premises, seems to have been acquired by others, eventually becoming part of John Marston's business

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Sources of Information

  1. Wolverhampton Local History [1]
  2. Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser - Wednesday 21 May 1851
  3. London Gazette 25 January 1856
  4. London Gazette 16 June 1857
  5. Volunteer Service Gazette and Military Dispatch - Saturday 11 May 1861
  6. London Gazette 20 August 1867
  7. London Gazette 7 September 1869
  8. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 18 August 1882