Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Metropolitan Leather Co

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of Wellington Works, Queen Street, Great Harwood, Lancs

  • 1928 Death in Nice of Ernest Hammond, of Metropolitan Leather Works, Bermondsey[1].
  • WWII Part of the premises destroyed by enemy action; business moved elsewhere[3].
  • 1951 "Multitest" meter diaphragms being sold throughout the world[4].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 24 August 1928
  2. The Times, 2 July 1930
  3. The Times, 30 January 1942
  4. The Times, 12 May 1951