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Butterworth and Dickinson

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‎‎ Butterworth and Dickinson of the Globe and Saunder Bank Ironworks at Burnley

1820 Company founded.

1891 Makers of looms. [1]

1936 Makers of looms and preparing machinery.

Loom. Exhibit at Queen Street Mill Museum

1902 Private company.

1953 Company made public.

1961 Textile machinists, manufacturing looms, bobbins and preparation machinery for cotton, linen, silk and worsted goods. 300 employees. [2]

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Sources of Information

  • The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p40