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William Dickinson and Sons

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1882.
1914. From Preliminary Operations of Weaving.
1924.

Phoenix Iron Works of Blackburn.

1826 Company established.

1828 Invented the over-pick weaving loom[1]

1863 Quoted to supply weaving looms to Hjula Weavery in Norway at very low prices due to the depression in trade.[2]

1896 The Blackburn Loom and Weaving Machinery Making Co was registered on 13 July, to take over the businesses carried on under the titles of William Dickinson and Sons, Willan and Mills and John Dugdale and Sons. [3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 'British Technology and European Industrialization' by Kristine Bruland, Cambridge University Press, 1989, p.81
  2. 'British Technology and European Industrialization' by Kristine Bruland, Cambridge University Press, 1989, p.80
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908