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Originally (See 1882 advert) Robert Hall of Hope Foundry, Bury, later became Robert Hall and Sons.
1844 Company established - presumably by Robert Hall
1891 Power Loom Makers, Machinists, Millwrights and Brass founders. 
1894 Incorporated as a private limited company.
1914 Manufacturers of textile weaving machinery. Specialities: weaving looms of every description for cotton, silk, linen, woollen or other fibres; also preparation machinery for same. Employees 500. 
1917 Advert. Power looms. 
Machinery including Loom. Exhibits at Queen Street Mill Museum