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Netherton, near Dudley, Birmingham.
1807 Joseph Danks was born in August; he became a blacksmith, who manufactured industrial boilers and iron canal boats
1840 Company founded.
1850s Edwin had a dispute with his father and brothers and left to go to Australia. When he returned he established Edwin Danks and Co in direct competition with his brothers.
1896/7 Directory: Listed as makers of iron boats 
1896/7 Directory: Listed as makers of steam boilers 
1907 Private company.
By 1922 was recognized as H. and T. Danks (Netherton) Ltd
1937 Name changed