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Samuel Gratrix

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September 1950.
June 1951.
1954. Lead Manufacturing.
1954. Lead Manufacturing.
1954. Brass Foundry. Core Laying and Machine Moulding.
1954. Brass Foundry. Capstan Lathes at the company's Manchester Works.
1954. Brass Foundry and Copper Works at Trafford Park.
1954. Glass Bevelling.
1954. Leaded Light Making.
1954. Machining waste fittings at the Manchester Works.
1954. Water fittings production at the Manchester Works.
1954. Bench Moulding.
1954. Metal Pouring.
1954. Counter Services.
1954. Counter Services.
1954. Warehouse Storage.
1954. Warehouse Storage.
1954. Showroom.

Samuel Gratrix Ltd. of Quay Street, Manchester.

1820 Samuel Gratrix, aged 29, set up in business serving the plumbing and building trades from a small shop in Bridge Street, Manchester.[1]

Lead Manufacturing was based at the company's Lead Mill, Phillips Park Road, Manchester.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Samuel Gratrix Ltd Catalogue 282 April 1954
  2. Samuel Gratrix Ltd Catalogue 282 April 1954