Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Blakes Motors

From Graces Guide

of Salford, Manchester

1914 Company founded.

1930 Became private company.

Main dealer for North Manchester and Salford for Vauxhall cars

1961 Together with a subsidiary are engaged as dealers in new and second-hand motors and vehicles and motor repairers. 250 employees.[1]

Acquired by Dutton-Forshaw Group[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Dec 09, 1968