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Turton Brothers

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of Sheffield

of London

Machine Tool makers

On the business of Messrs. Thomas Turton and Sons being disposed of in 1861-62,

1861/2 Thomas Turton set up business with his brothers as Messrs. Turton Brothers, steel manufacturers

Thomas invented and perfected two machines for use in file-making, one for shaping the blanks for files, and the other for cutting the teeth on the blanks.

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