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Henry Gittus and Co

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Punching and shearing machine made by Henry Gittus, supplied by F. J. Edwards, at Wortley Top Forge

Henry Gittus and Co., Travis Street, Manchester

1909 Listed in Slater's Directory as 'Punch maker' at 93 Travis Street, This was on the north side of the street immediately before Baker Street. Next door at No. 85 was William Henry Taylor, box maker. The 1922 O.S. map shows a narrow building, approx 30 ft by 120 ft at the assumed location of Gittus's works

1910 Manufacturing heavy-duty punching and shearing machines and lathes. [1]

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  1. [1]Manchester City Council Local Image Collection - enter Gittus in search box