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Battery manufacturers, of Denton, Manchester.
 
Battery manufacturers, of Denton, Manchester.
  
1865 Established, presumably an engine and machine maker of Denton by Joseph Oldham (b.1832 in Hyde)<ref>1891 census</ref>
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1865 Established, as an engine and machine maker of Denton by Joseph Oldham (b.1832 in Hyde)<ref>1891 census</ref> <ref>The Times, May 22, 1965</ref>
  
 
1911 Manufacturer of mechanical items for collieries and hat manufacturer.<ref>1911 census</ref>
 
1911 Manufacturer of mechanical items for collieries and hat manufacturer.<ref>1911 census</ref>
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[[Orlando Oldham]] led a rapid expansion into hat manufacturing machinery and electric safety lamps for miners<ref>The Times May 22, 1965</ref>
  
 
1920 Private company.
 
1920 Private company.

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Battery manufacturers, of Denton, Manchester.

1865 Established, as an engine and machine maker of Denton by Joseph Oldham (b.1832 in Hyde)[1] [2]

1911 Manufacturer of mechanical items for collieries and hat manufacturer.[3]

Orlando Oldham led a rapid expansion into hat manufacturing machinery and electric safety lamps for miners[4]

1920 Private company.

1920 Patent to O. Oldham, G. Oldham and J. Oldham of Denton for improvements in terminals for batteries[5]

1937 Battery manufacturers. "Oldham" Batteries.[6]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1947 Company made public.

1960 Advert for batteries for mining.[7]

1961 Manufacturers of electrical equipment, electrical storage batteries, miners' electrical safety lamps, also general engineers, manufacturing fur-felting machinery for the hat manufacturing industry. 1,000 employees.[8]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Batteries.[9]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. The Times, May 22, 1965
  3. 1911 census
  4. The Times May 22, 1965
  5. The Engineer 1921/01/14
  6. * 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  7. * Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p559
  8. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  9. * 1963 Motor Show