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J. Knight and Hale

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of Victoria Works or Vigour Works (see advert), Denton, Manchester.

Mid 1920s bought the premises of Bates and Scholes

1937 Bates diesel oil engines. [1]

1939 Craven Brothers bought the Victoria Works at Denton from Knight and Hale.

1956 250 people worked at Denton.

1961 Factory at Denton sold to J. Brockhouse and Co[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  2. The Times, Jan 12, 1961