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Knowles and Co

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1895. From The Practical Engineer of 26th July.
1914. From Preliminary Operations of Weaving.
1914. From Preliminary Operations of Weaving.
1917. From Worrall’s Yorkshire Textile Directory

of Globe Works, Manningham, Bradford

1917 Advert. Machinery makers. Mercerising, bleaching, dyeing and finishing for cloth and yarn. [1]

By 1965 was a subsidiary of Cope Allman and Co when the company won an order for textile machinery for Russia[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Directory 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Advert p132
  2. The Times, Jul 14, 1965