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Clifton and Crossley

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Engineers, Johnstone, Near Glasgow.

1895 Charles William Bate Crossley started in business in Johnstone with Charles H. Clifton, as Clifton and Crossley, manufacturing drilling machines.

1897 The name of the firm was changed to Crossley and Co[1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Edinburgh Gazette 23 April 1897
  • Obituary of Charles William Bate Crossley