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Crown Works

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of Chelmsford

See also Windley Brothers.

1914 Increased demand for surface plates, magnetic chucks, demagnetisers[1]

1917 Advert for magnetic chucks (Proprietor H. M. Budgett)

1919 Advert for magnetic chucks and other items

1921 Frederick William Windley was in partnership.[2]

1922 Rotary and magnetic chucks, surface plates, gauges, and electrical accessories and appliances.

1949 Chelmer Pattern Co. Ltd. Crown Works, Chelmsford.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan 28, 1914
  2. Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 11 February 1921
  3. Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 11 November 1949
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p136
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p174