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Cooper Brothers

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Cooper Brothers of Bethesda, Burnley. Makers of every description of modern high-class power looms.

1837 Company established.

1874 Became a limited company: Cooper Brothers and Co. Ltd., William Giles Cooper, Thomas Marsland, Thomas Comstive, Cornelius Farrer, Peter Calvert, Edwin Griffiths and James Cooper appointed as directors[1]

1924 London offices: Broad Street House, New Broad Street, London, E.C. Foreign agents for India - Rolston and Abbott.

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Sources of Information

  1. Burnley Advertiser, 14 February 1874