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Fletcher Sutcliffe Wild

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of Horbury, near Wakefield

1969 The mining machinery interests of Fletcher and Stewart were merged with those of Richard Sutcliffe and A. G. Wild and Co (owned by Intdustrial and Commercial Finance Corporation) in a new company Fletcher Sutcliffe Wild, to supply self-advancing powered roof support systems and other mining machinery; it would be majority owned by Booker Group[1]

1983 In the past year, Fletcher Sutcliffe Wild had benefitted from increased business from the National Coal Board[2]

1983 Fletcher Sutcliffe Wild was sold by Booker to Dobson Park Industries[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 08, 1969
  2. The Times, Apr 22, 1983
  3. The Times, Apr 22, 1983