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F. Reddaway and Co

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1884.
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1900. Belting.
1906.
1909. The Murphy friction clutch.
January 1911. Levrine.
March 1911.
1918.
1918.
1936.
1943.
March 1946.
1951. Advert for camel hair belting. 'During the past 75 years . . .'

of Cheltenham Street, Pendleton, Manchester

of 50 & 51 Lime Street, London, E.C.

1874 Company established.

1892 Public company. The company was registered on 11 October, to take over the businesses of F. Reddaway, manufacturer of machine belting, indiarubber goods, canvas hose etc of Manchester and other places, and of Kerr and Jubb, merchants of Halifax, Yorks. [1]

1899 Advert for Camel brand belting. [2]

1905 Advert for Camel brand belting. [3]

1914 Manufacturers of textile belting and rubber goods, Levrine leather cloths. Specialities: "Camel Hair" belting and Levrine cloths, canvas hose, cotton belting and India rubber goods. Employees 800. [4]

1919 Advert for Camel hair belting. 'upwards of 75,000,000 feet supplied'. Also mechanical rubber goods. [5]

1923 Head office in Pendleton, Manchester, moved their London office from 50/51, Lime-street, E.C.3, to Bush House, Aldwych.[6]

1927 Advert for Camel hair belting. [7]

1937 Leather cloth, rubber hose, driving belts and canvas fire hose manufacturers. "Camel" Fire Hose. "Camel-Hair" Belting. "Hercules" Armoured Hose. "Levrine" Leather Cloth. [8]

1940 Advert for Camel hair belting. [9]

1945 Advert for Camel hair belting. [10]

1961 Belting and hose manufacturers, specialising in camel hair power transmission belting, rubber and textile conveyor belting and high pressure hydraulic hoses. [11]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1899. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert on outside rear cover
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1905. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert on outside rear cover
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  5. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p99
  6. The Engineer 1923/08/24
  7. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p2
  8. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  9. Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p2
  10. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p2
  11. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE