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Tyzack and Holmes

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Tyzack and Holmes of Standard Works, Cavendish Street, Sheffield.

Manufacturers of measuring tapes.

1867 Company established.

1884 Purchased by Alfred Holmes and Percy Tyzack (son of William Jnr. Tyzack) and Maria Pearson. and run by them until 1902.[1]

1902 Alfred Holmes died; his widow, Annie Helen, married Percy Tyzack

1916 Percy retired

In the 1930s Moore and Wright acquired this company

Later Moore and Wright was taken over by Neill Tools Ltd. [2]

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