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June 1888. Hydro-extractors.
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Thomas Broadbent and Sons of Central Iron Works, Huddersfield

1864 Company founded by Thomas Broadbent

1874 Introduced large mill engines

1891 Engineers and produced Steam-Driven Hydro-Extractors. [1]

1895 Private company.

1899 Stationary steam engine for the Saddleworth Woollen Co, Delph.

1904-06. Produced a steam car. [2]

WWI Commenced building steam cranes up to 10 tons

1917 Advert. Hydro-extractors for drying textile goods. [3]

1927 Advert for clutches. [4]

1927 See Aberconway for information on the company and its history

1930s Ceased crane manufacture

1936 High-speed hydro-extractors.

1940 Advert for centrifugal clutches. [5]

1945 Advert for clutches for electric motors; centrifugal clutches etc. [6]

1960 Advert for controlled transmission. Clutches and couplings. [7]

1961 Engineers and iron founders and makers of hydro extractors, centrifugal clutches, overhead travelling cranes, laundry machinery and clothes holders. [8]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory
  2. Tolson Museum, Huddersfield
  3. 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Directory Advert p242
  4. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p6
  5. Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p6
  6. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p6
  7. Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p6
  8. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  • Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  • The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p38