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Cook and Co

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1790 Token. Obverse.
1790 Token. Reverse.

Cook and Co of 18 Exchange Street, Manchester

1790 Token noted for Cook and Co at 18 Exchange street Manchester

1893 Company established.

1900 Glasgow works destroyed by fire. New works opened in Altrincham, Cheshire.

1914 Textile machinists. Specialities: ring travellers and textile machinery goods. Employees 300. [1]

1917 Advert. Ring travellers for spinning and doubling cotton, worsted, wool and silk. [2]

1936 Travellers, Rings, Spindles for Spinners. [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Directory Advert p184
  3. The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p4