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British Industrial History

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  • ...of the Partnership between Thomas Crook, John Binks, and William Crook, as Engineers and Millwrights, at Bolton, in the county of Lancaster, und the style of Crook and Binks. All debts due would be paid by the said Thomas Crook,
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  • 1879 Established by Edwin Arthur Crook.
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  • Image:Im1876Wor-TTCrook1.jpgthumb 1876. From Worrall’s Directory of Warrington, Wigan et Image:Im1876Wor-TTCrook2.jpgthumb 1876. From Worrall’s Directory of Warrington, Wigan et
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  • 1848-54 Rushton and Eckersley were here from at least 1848-54. Thomas Taylor Crook (1842-1897)T. T. Crook was based here at some time.
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  • ...ictoria Road, Darlington; and Low Beechburn Colliery and Fire Brick Works, Crook, Co. Durham.
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  • Presumably the business of Thomas Crook 1875 Liquidation by Arrangement instituted by Thomas Crook, of Chorley New-road, Bolton, in the
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1828-29 Pigots Directory
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  • ..., W1. Telephone: Museum 3416 and 5667, and Crook, Co. Durham. Telephone: Crook 253
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  • of Crook, Co. Durham, maker of wire-drawing machinery. ...; it was complementary to Marshall Richards Machine Co, makers of wire-drawing machinery, already part of the Ward groupThe Times Apr 05, 1968
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  • Crook & Deans Phoenix Foundry, of Little Bolton, Lancashire
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  • of Crook Street, Chester
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  • {{DEFAULTSORT: Crook, J}}
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  • ... from Soho near Shildon, through the Shildon tunnel and then north toward Crook. This part opened in 1843
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  • 1924 Made a special furnace and annealing pot for wire-drawingThe Engineer 1924/07/25 ...which was complementary to Marshall Richards Machine Co, makers of wire-drawing machinery, already part of the groupThe Times Apr 05, 1968</ref
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  • 856 bytes (100 words) - 16:19, 28 October 2018
  • ...pened in 1845. It ran from the Bishop Auckland and Weardale Railway at Crook to the Wear and Derwent Junction RailwayWear and Derwent Railway at Wa
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  • ...adminton Rackets. Hockey Sticks, Sandows Developers, Chest Expanders, Dumb-Bells. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. F.1802) 1947 British Industries
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  • of 4, 6 and 8 Princess Street, Chester (formerly Crook Street Foundries)
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  • 1927 The Frazer-Nash company entered receivership and re-emerged as A. F. N..
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  • John Harris (1812-1869) of Albert Hill Foundry, Darlington ...o partnership.Obituary of Thomas Summerson. And between 1863-1869 built about twelve locomotives.
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  • ...Abdela and Co was registered; they were manufacturers of slippers, glass-cutters and engineers of 45 Caernarvon Street Manchester. The firm also enga ...ry Taylor (Chief Clark), Ossie Merchant, F. W. Baker, Ralph Ponting, Ernie Crook, Hubert Bloodworth (whose father owned the foundry at Brimscombe South Mill
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  • John Vaughan (1799-1868) of Bolckow, Vaughan and Co ...after a few years had elapsed, he became a puddler and then a mill furnace-man. Being a shrewd, practical man, clever and thoroughly acquainted with th
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  • ...nsworth, Son and Co, Halliwell Bleach Works, Halliwell; Manchester office-Dolefield, Bridge street. Telegrams, "Ainsworth, Halliwell." ...lair and Sumner, Mill Hill Bleach Works, Little Bolton; Manchester office-Pool Fold Chambers, Chapel Walks, Cross street. Pay day Monday after last Fr
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  • ...n business as Merchants, Cotton Spinners, and Cotton Manufacturers, at Park-place, within Blackburn, and at Cabin End, within Oswaldtwistle, both in the ...John Baynes will carry on the business at the Cabin-end, otherwise Knuzden-brook Mill, in Blackburn, and Oswaldtwistle, in the said county and elsewher
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  • ...rks. Accounts paid at Manchester office-15, Nicholas street; Glasgow office-149, West George street. Telegrams to Rosegrove Station. Burnley Self-Help Cotton Spinning and Manufacturing SocietyBurnley Self-Help Cotton Spinning and Manufacturing Society, Limited, Healey Royd Mil
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  • image:Im1956EnVCen-p154.jpg thumb The Corliss Engine exhibited at the Paris Exhibition of 18
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  • ...ent. Such was the feeling created when the report became known through the town that thousands of persons congregated, and it was found necessary to send f ...t sixteen months; only part of it was had been lengthened; Raines, a boiler-maker, of Dukinfield, lengthened it for the owners of the property.
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  • ...ter; and at Rhodes Bleach and Dye Works, Middleton. Pay day first Friday, 3-30 to 5. Telephone No., 364. ...ndleton. Pay day first Saturday after last Friday, at the Manchester office-44, Portland street.
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  • Acomb Coal Co, The Grange, Prudhoe-on-Tyne. Ashington Coal Co, Milburn House, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
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  • Kellner-Partington Paper Pulp Co Joseph Town and Sons
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  • Anglo-Austrian Bank Anglo-South American Bank
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  • To Robert Adams, of King William-street, in the city of London, for the invention of improvements in ball car 2. And George Henry Brockbank, of Crawley-street, Oakley-square, in the county of Middlesex, Piano Forte Manufacturer, has given the
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  • Abingdon Carpets Ltd., Pen-Y-Fan Industrial Estate, Croespenmaen, Crumlin. Abington Carpets Ltd., Pen-y-Fan Industrial Estate, Croespenmaen, Crumlin.
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  • ...ndrew Reid & Co. Ltd., Strawberry House, Strawberry Place, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1. Anglo-Celtic Watch CoAnglo-Celtic Watch Co. Ltd., Gurnos Works, Ystradgynlais, Swansea.
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...5 years Apprent. in Marine Eng. with Palmers S. and I. Co., Ltd., Jarrow-on-Tyne; 16 years Drawing Office experience; 4 years as Boiler Section Leader a
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  • A. E. Bangham & Co. Ltd., Stoddart Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. AC-Delco (Division of General Motors Ltd.), Watling Street, Dunstable.
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