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of 109 Piccadilly, Manchester.
Wholesale warehousemen, merchants and manufacturers.
1666 Established by Thomas Townend as a fustian-cutting business. Later traded as Townend and Hickson and then Charles Hickson and Co.
1928 Incorporated as a Public Limited Company.