Nowill & Sons / J. ADAMS Pty Ltd
J. Adams Ltd / J.Nowill & Sons
J. Adams Ltd is a family owned and run business in Sheffield. Their lineage can be traced back through six generations of cutlers (knifemakers) in Sheffield.
J. Adams Ltd is the parent company for three other old established manufacturers: F.E & J.R.Hopkinson Ltd, established 14 June 1944; John Nowill & Sons Ltd, whose corporate name was granted by the Cutlers Company of Hallamshire on 27 April 1700 A.D.; and Austin McGillivray & Co.