General Metal and Holloware

Bayliss Jones and Bayliss Ltd.

Victoria Works, Cable Street

Bayliss Jones and Bayliss was founded in 1826 and went on to become one of the largest firms in Wolverhampton, employing more than 1,500 people, and exporting all over the world.  They were probably best known for their fences and gates but they also produced an enormous range of other metalwork.

This exhibit is arranged in the following sections:

1. A Company History by Helen Priddey
2. A Company History by Bev Parker
3. Examples of their gates and fences taken from their 1938 catalogue

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