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William Whittaker and Sons

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January 1888.
1897. Wheel-Moulding Machine.
1913.
1918.
1923.

of Sun Iron Works, King Street, Oldham

1849 Company established.

1907 Incorporated as a limited company.

1913 Advert. Makers of gear wheels, shafting, pulleys, couplings etc. [1]

1914 Engineers, millwrights and ironfounders. Specialities: machine-moulded gear wheels and machines for making same, all classes of wheels moulded by machinery, double helical tooth wheels. Employees 100. [2]

1917 Advert. Makers of gear wheels, shafting, pulleys, couplings etc. [3]

1919 Advert. Makers of gear wheels, shafting, pulleys, couplings etc. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical World Year Book 1913. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p66
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p140
  4. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p178