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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. 
1917 Advert. Ring travellers for spinning and doubling cotton, worsted, wool and silk. 
1936 Travellers, Rings, Spindles for Spinners.