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Accrington Brick and Tile Co

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Taken from a glass slide. General View of the Works.
Taken from a glass slide. Drawing Bricks.
Taken from a glass slide. Crushing Rollers by C. Whittaker and Co.
Taken from a glass slide. Down Brow Drum by C. Whittaker and Co.
Taken from a glass slide. New Era Stiff Plastic Machine by C. Whittaker and Co.
Taken from a glass slide. New Era Stiff Plastic Machine (rear) by C. Whittaker and Co.
Taken from a glass slide. Power press by C. Whittaker and Co.
Taken from a glass slide. Semi-plastic Machines by C. Whittaker and Co.
June 1949.
August 1949.

of Accrington, Lancashire.

Manufacturers of "NORI" bricks.

1887 Company established.

1958 Acquired by the Lancashire Cotton Corporation [1]

1964 Parent company Lancashire Cotton Corporation acquired by Courtaulds.

1979 Sold by Courtaulds to George Armitage and Sons [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, January 16, 1959
  2. The Times, August 17, 1979
  • Images from slides courtesy of JS 2018/1017