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Thomas Crompton and Sons

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January 1896.
August 1899.
July 1908.
Dec 1921.

Thomas Crompton and Sons of Ashton-in-Makerfield / of Haydock, Golborne - near Wigan

1931 General Trade Catalogue. [1]

1934 Patent - An improved hinge. [2]

1950s Delivery vehicles for the hinge and lockmakers parked in York Road, Ashton, in the early 1950s. [3]

1954 Private company.

1954 Trade price list for catalogue No 6-54. Thomas Crompton and Sons Ltd, Wigan, Maker of Hinges, Locks and Builders Ironmongery. [4]

1959 Patent - Improvements in or relating to door catches. [5]

1961 Steel and brass hinge and lock manufacturers; malleable and grey ironfounders, platers and galvanizers; bar and strip rollers. Manufacture casement stays, fasteners, shelf brackets, hasp and staples, stair carpet clips and door bolts. [6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] National Archives: A2A
  2. [2] Wikipatents
  3. [3] Wigan World
  4. [4] National Archives: A2A
  5. [5] Wikipatents
  6. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE