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Goodbrand and Co

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Goodbrand and Co. Textile testing machine.
Goodbrand and Co. Textile testing machine.
Goodbrand and Co. Textile testing machine.
Knowles Patent Yarn Balance.
Knowles Patent Yarn Balance. Showing the second rider weight A1.
Goodbrand Spin Testing Machine.
Goodbrand Spin Testing Machine.
Goodbrand Spin Testing Machine.
Yarn Testing Machine.
Goodbrand Yarn Tester at Whitchurch Silk Mill.
1918.
1918.
Small Goodbrand steam engine at Kidwelly Industrial Museum
1926.
1926.
Possible yarn strength testing machine?, Greece.
Possible yarn strength testing machine?, Greece.

Goodbrand and Co of South Hall (Southall) Street, Salford and Britannia Foundry, Stalybridge (Manchester)

formerly Goodbrand and Holland and see Walter Goodbrand

Made a diverse range of equipment from delicate instruments used for testing textiles to steam pumps and other steam engines.

Wrap Reel. Exhibit at Queen Street Mill Museum

Tension measuring device. (of Stalybridge, Cheshire). Exhibit at Queen Street Mill Museum

1903 Listed at 19 Victoria Street as 'Engineers and Machinists', 'Mill and Colliery Furnishers', 'Steam Engine Makers', [1]

1909 Listed at 19 Victoria Street as 'Millwrights' and 'Steam Engine Makers', [2]

Britannia Foundry, Stalybridge

The 1892/1894 O.S. map [3] shows the foundry bounded by Whitelands Road, Clarence Street, the Huddersfield Canal, and the Enterprise Nail Works. The foundry was approx 250 yards north west of the Globe Iron Works of John Summers and Sons.


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Sources of Information

  1. Slater's Manchester, Salford & Suburban Directory, 1903. [Part 3: Trades & Official Directories, etc.]
  2. Slater's Manchester, Salford & Suburban Directory, 1909. [Part 3: Trades & Official Directories, etc.]
  3. 'The Godfrey Edition Old' Ordnance Survey Maps, Lancashire Sheet 105.07, 'Stalybridge & Ashton 1892'