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Henry Broadbent

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1880. From The Engineer of 25th June.
H Broadbent Lathe at Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park, Cornwall
Exhibit at the China Clay Country Park In Cornwall.
1950s lathe (from catalogue of used machines c.1960)

of Sowerby Bridge, Yorks and Mytholmroyd

By 1956 was part of Kerry's (Great Britain) Ltd

1962 merged with Oldfield and Schofield as Broadbent-Schofield[1][2]

1972 Broadbent-Schofield received support for a project for an auto-lathe from government programme for the machine tool industry [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Malcolm Bull’s Calderdale Companion
  2. The Times, Jan 23, 1962
  3. The Times, Mar 15, 1972