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W. J. Brookes and Sons

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of Skerton Road, Old Trafford, Manchester.

Bakers of Mothers Pride bread.

1875 Founded by William J. Brookes.[1]

1922 Incorporated as a Private Limited Company.[1]

1934 Converted to a Public Limited Company.[1]

1955 Acquired by British Bakeries.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Times, July 9, 1934