Tool Makers of
Middletown, Connecticut

The information in the following pages is about tool makers in Middletown, Connecticut during the 1800's and 1 from 1925. Also, I've provided a separate page that lists the references that I used and a links page to other tool related sites.   Please look them over and if you have any information to add or comments please email them to me. Each maker has a separate page. It has a picture of one of their products,  if available, tools made, years of operation, owners names, location if  known  etc. Makers with an (*) have at least one picture.

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Allison, William P. (*)

Allison, J. D. (*)

Arnold, James H. Co. (*)

Arrowmammett Works (*)

Baldwin Tool Co  (*)

Barnes & Johnson (*)

Beaumont, Joseph

Bill, John

Bonfoey & Work

Burrows & Hubbard


Carter, Benjamin (*)

Carter & Co. (*)

Chamberlain, Lewis & Co (*)

Clark, Joseph

Closson, N. H. (*)

Cooley & Co

Coulman E. J.

Crouch, T. C. & Co.  (*)

Davenport, John (*)

Doebler Mfg. Co.

Donohoe Brothers

Doud, Daniel

Douglas, W & B (*)

Draper & Hall

Ferree & Hayden (*)

Flagg, W. F.

Flagg & Bonnell

Garratt, John

Globe Mfg. Co  (*)

Grover &Young (*)

Grover, Oliver F. (*)

Hall Brothers

Hannan, J. (*)

Hayden, Randolph (*)

Hedge & Co.

Hinsdale & White

Hotchkiss & Smith

Hotchkiss Mfg. Co. (*)

Hotchkiss Hardware Co. (*)


Hough, Isaac J (*)

Hough & Co. (*)

Hubbard & Brothers

Hubbard & Curtiss Mfg. Co  (*)

Hubbard HDW Co  (*)

Hubbard, C & F (*)

Hubbard C.C.  (*)

Johnson, Pratt& Loth



Kelsey, George R.

Libby & Jordan

Low, F. W. & Sons

Middlesex Mfg. Co  (*)

Middletown Machine Works

Middletown Tool Co  (*)



Neal & Hubbard

Nelson & Hubbard  (*)

Nelson, Merrick (*)

Nelson & Savage

Noble, William M. (*)

Penfield, Ira K. (*)

Richardson, Asa (*)

Richardson & Co.

Rule Makers

Russell, W (*)

Sanseer  Mfg. Co.

Savage & Carter

Savage, Seth (*)

Smith, James O.


Smith, Otis A. (*)

King & Smith

Johnson & Smith

Savage & Smith   (*)


Spencer, William D. (*)

Star Tool Co  (*)

Starr Mfg. Co  (*)

Stevens J. & E. & Co.

Stiles & Parker Press (*)

Stiles & Pollard

Stiles, Norman C. (*)

Stone & Murphy (*)

Stroud, William

Tewksbury & Tuttle

Tidgewell & Co  (*)

Tidgewell & Son

Van Sands, George

Vansands, S. D.

Victor Sewing Machine Co    (*)

Ward, Samuel C.

The Warner Family (*)

Warwick Tool Co  (*)

Way, William

Wetherell, Henry (*)

Wilcox-Crittenden (*)

Wolcott-Russell (*)

Tool Makers of Middlesex County

Middletown and Middlesex County Patents


From Other Countries

Kimball, Abraham T.


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