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Joseph Taylor and Co (Radcliffe)

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of Irwell Preserve Works, Mill Street, Radcliffe, Lancs.

Importers and Manufacturers of Lemon, Citron, and Orange Peels, Fruit Preservers, Manufacturing Confectioners, Wholesale Druggists, &c.,

Established in 1855 by Joseph Taylor (d. 1882).

Continued in 1882 by William Bowker (nephew (died) July, 1911) as Joseph Taylor & Co.

Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1896.

1914 Directors: James Skinner Bowker (Managing Director), William Nixon, Robert Taylor Bowker. A portion of the Works are erected on the site of the old Cawdaw Hall, long a striking landmark in Mill Street. Premises: Extensive, covering 5,000 sq. yds. Stag: 250; July and August, 350. Branch: Bolton, Bank Street. Specialities: High-class Fruit Preserves, Bottled Fruits, Caramel Toffees, Candied Peels, Jellies, Mince Meat, Boiled Sugars.

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