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Anchor Chain Co

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Anchor Chain Co of Lord Street, Oldham.

1896 Company established.

1914 Chain manufacturers. Specialities: chains and sheet metal stamping in all its branches, driving and link chains for hoists, elevators, textile and agricultural machinery etc., press work for electrical engineers etc. Employees 74. [1]

1917 Advert. Manufacturers of flat steel link chains. [2]

1936 Driving chains. [3]

1956 The company purchased by Renold Chains

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Directory Advert p176
  3. The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p65