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British Industrial History

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T. H. Lawton and Co

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of Bradfod Road Mills, 21 Beswick Street, Manchester, 4. Telephone: Manchester, Collyhurst 3061-2. Cables: "Shelter, Manchester"

1945 Patent - An improved attachment for sewing machines for folding the edge of the material and applying a tape or binding to said edge. [1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Umbrellas. Manufacturers of Ladies' Umbrellas in Rayon, Cotton, Oiled Cotton, Nylon and Plastic; Gent's Umbrellas in Nylon, Silk and Cotton; Golf Umbrellas; Sunshades; Umbrella Frames and other component parts. (Fancy Goods - Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. F.1920) [2]

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  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 31; and p162