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Frederick Haithwaite and Co

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Haithwaite pillar drill at Armley Mill Museum
Pillar Drill. Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum.

of 16-17 Briggate, Leeds

1917 Advert for machine tools[1]

1919 Advert for machine tools[2]

1929 Mention as 'Frederick Haithwaite, of 14, Briggate, Leeds, in the county of York, holding a general power of attorney from Frederick Haithwaite and Company, Limited'[3]

1930 Company appears to be in financial difficulty with their plant, machinery and engineer's tools being sold off.[4]

1934 Company listed to be struck off.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p31
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p41
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:20 September 1929 Issue:33536 Page:6073
  4. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 28 June 1930
  5. The London Gazette Publication date:17 July 1934 Issue:34070 Page:4595