Singers

Leonard Stockting
Leonard Stockting 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
Leonard was born in Frome in 1897, In 1911 he was apprentice to J.W. SINGER & SONS LTD for 6 years to learn metal moulding. read more
History of Singers
History of Singers 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
J. W. SINGER & SONS LTD A brief history of the firm. read more
Methods of Casting
Methods of Casting 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
1. For fine work the Lost Wax process is used. 2. The Sand Method. read more
Statuary
Statuary 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
At the suggestion of Sir William BULL, three leading London sculptors, Alfred DRURY, Onslow FORD and Hamo THORNYCROFT, invited Singer to a meeting where they suggested he build a foundry to cast statues. He could not resist this challenge and built a new and well equipped foundry. read more
Times of War – Singers
Times of War – Singers 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
At the outbreak of war in 1914 the Government requisitioned Singers to make munitions. read more