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British Industrial History

H. W. Kearns and Co

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1908.
1908.
1908.
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Shaping Machine. 1909.
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Front View Of Shaping Machine. 1909.
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Side View Of Shaping Machine. 1909.
1910.
1913.
1922.Large Surfacing and Boring Machine.
1928.
1931. Surfacing and Boring Machine.
1934.
Aug 1935. Great Western RailwayGWR Centenary.

of Atlantic Street, Broadheath, near Manchester

H. W. Kearns of Broadheath, Manchester were makers of machine tools.

Double-spindle horizontal boring machine.

1907 Private company.

1927 Henry Ward Kearns the founder dies and his sons J. R. C. Kearns and H. W. L. Kearns take over

1937 Machine tool manufacturers. "Kearns" Horizontal Boring Machines.

1955 Company made public.

1961 Machine toolmakers, manufacturing universal horizontal surfacing, boring, milling, drilling and tapping machines. 480 employees.

1968 Staveley Industries rationalised its machine tool division, including giving responsibility for horizontal table borers to Kearns[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 20, 1968