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Barron and Crowther

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1924 Made a special furnace and annealing pot for wire-drawing[1]

1946 Acquired by Eastleigh Engineering Co which adopted this company's name

1968 Acquired by Thomas W. Ward which was complementary to Marshall Richards Machine Co, makers of wire-drawing machinery, already part of the group[2]

1970 Presumably part of Marshall Richards Barcro of Eastleigh, maker of wire drawing machinery[3]

1972 Marshall Richards Barcro of Crook and Eastleigh[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/07/25
  2. The Times Apr 05, 1968
  3. The Times, Mar 11, 1970
  4. The Times, Nov 27, 1972