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Samuel Brooks (company)

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Samuel Brooks, producer of Cotton Waste Picking Machines, of Union Iron Works, West Gorton.

Samuel Brooks brassfounders, lathe and tool makers, and cotton machinery makers, of 1 Warren St, Cross St and Union Iron Works, Thomas St, Clowes St, Manchester (1879)[1]

1859 The firm was founded by Samuel Brooks.

Known as S. S. Brooks.

1892 The firm became Brooks and Doxey when R. A. Doxey joined the firm as partner.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1879