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John Crossley

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of New Moston, Failsworth, Manchester

1854 Company established by John Crossley who was the original inventor and patentee of the double lift jacquard machine.

1861 Failure of John Crossley, junior, of Manchester[1]. Is this the same one?

1914 Jacquard machinists. Specialities: jacquard machines of all kinds. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 18, 1861
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book