- Lord Paget, 1563-63.
- Earl of Leicester, owned ironworks near Cleobury Mortimer, 1563-76.
- Earl of Shrewsbury, had furnace and forge, 1564.
- John Littleton, 1566-70.
- Richard Hanbury, 1578, of Elmley Lovett. Established ironworks at Pontypool. His descendant, John Hanbury, is said to have introduced the art of tinning, which flourished at both Pontypool and Kidderminster.
- Richard Knightly, Shelsley Walsh, 1653.
- Richard Salwey, 1653, Shelsley Walsh.
- Thomas Tyrer, 1669, Burton-Sapey.
- Childs of Kinlett, 1670 to 1730, worked Charlcott, Shropshire.
- Richard Lloyd, 1723, Ombersley and Powick.
- Sir Thomas Middleton of Chirk Castle, set up slitting mill for nailers presumably at Stourbridge.
- William Winchurch, clerk of the mill, had estates in Worcs, for which he owed £2,000 to Sir Thomas and an inventory made of 'piggs and Irons'.
- Salwey-Ingram-Winningtons, married with the Foleys, 1776, and with the Knights of Wolverley, 1796.
- Richard Avenant, 1669, Burton-Sapey, probably acting for Thomas Foley.
Dud Dudley, 1599-1684: Richard Foley, 1580-1657:
Abraham Darby, 1676-1717: John Wilkinson, 1728-1808.