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Cordingley, Armstrong and Co

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of 137 Thornton Road, Bradford

1824 Company established by the Kirkstall Forge Co, Leeds as a branch warehouse. Was later acquired by John R. Cordingley

1877 Company continued by Robert Leslie Armstrong

1914 Iron, steel and girder merchants. Specialities; Kirkstall KM iron, shafting and mild steel; best Yorkshire screw iron, fluting iron and faller iron; patent rolled planished and bright iron and steel; horse shoe iron, chain iron, cast double shear and spring steel, hooks, bolts and nuts, set screws, washers, rivets, anvils, vices, waggon slippers, crucible steel, wire ropes, girders, cart and carriage springs, tyres etc.; drilling and tyre-bending machines, portable forges, punching and shearing machines; pedestals, hangers and couplings, special lubricant for wire ropes. Agents to the Kirkstall Forge Co. Employees 7. [1]

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