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Manufacturer of bolts and screws, of the Screw Mill, Keighley.

Richard Hattersley (1761-1829) served an apprenticeship at Kirkstall Forge

1789 After completion of his apprenticeship, he formed a company to produce nuts and bolts.

Later he saw opportunities in connection with the developments in the textile industry and set up George Hattersley and Sons, also in Keighley

1927 See Aberconway for information on the company and its history.

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