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Herbert Parkes and Nephew

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of St. Petersgate, Stockport.

1845 Company established.

1914 Iron and Steel Merchants, Steel Roof Manufacturers and Ironfounders. [1]

1972 Carrington Viyella sold the company to McArthur and Co of Bristol, steel stockholders[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, Oct 28, 1972