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April 1903.
July 1907. Ewbank platform.

of Ewbank Works, Accrington, Lancashire. Telephone: Accrington 2631 (3 lines). Telegraphic Address: "Accrington 2631". (1937)

1865 Company founded.

1880 Company established

1896 Ewbank catalogue: [3]

1897 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Specialities: washing, wringing and mangling machines, vices, carpet sweepers. [1]

1922 Patents x 2 - Improvements in carpet sweepers. [2]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Ewbank Carpet Sweepers. New pattern Ewbank Clothes Washer and Wringer. Porcelain Enamelled Wringers with Wood or Rubber rollers in Ball bearings, including Portable Model. Kitchen Cabinet containing Washer and Wringer. (Stand No. A.609) [3]

1961 Manufacturers of domestic machines including Ewbank Carpet Sweepers and Ewbank washing machines. 500 employees.

Note: (07/08) The company - now called Ewbank - has its own website: [4]

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