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Douglas and Williams (of Bristol)

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of Bristol, maker of footwear machinery

1878 The firm Douglas and Williams was established by William Douglas manufacturing boot-making machinery.

1895 A 20 inch Disto was included in a sale of footwear and other machinery in Bristol[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bristol Mercury July 27, 1895