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See Abraham Pank
c.1902 Took over Holmes and Sons
c.1905 Agents for Crossley Brothers
After WWI they purchased the goodwill of Riches and Watts.
For a short history of the firm, see 'Panks Engineers' by Joyce Gurney-Read