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Thomas Locker and Co

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Dec 1921.

Thomas Locker and Co, of Warrington, Lancs

1879 Company founded by Thomas Locker

1921 "An Order authorising the employment of women and young persons of 16 years of age and over in wire winding and weaving at the works of Messrs. Thomas Locker and C., Ltd., Church Street, Warrington, on two day-shifts."[1]

1947 Public company.

By 1957 subsidiaries included:

1960 Wire sieves for mining. [2]

1961 Engaged in manufacture and sale of woven wire, perforated metals, wire work, screening and handling plant and air and liquid filtration equipment. [3]

1972 Acquired the wire weaving and wire working activities of Associated Perforators and Weavers, half owned with Butterfield-Harvey Group[4] [5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:10 May 1921 Issue:32319 Page:3751
  2. Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p441
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Times, Jul 21, 1972
  5. The Times, Jan 20, 1972