Hetherington and Co
of Ancoats Works, Pollard Street, Manchester.
1880 Messrs. Hetherington and Sons Vulcan Works was producing cotton machinery. A branch of these works making tools had so grown in importance that it was put into a separate concern at a converted cotton spinning and weaving mill in Pollard-street, the street in which the original works were situated - this was called the Ancoats Works and was carried on by a branch of the firm under the style of Hetherington and Co.
1881 Sheaf-binder constructed under the patent of Messrs King and Bomford
1888 The 'Draper-Hetherington' Automatic Sprinkler (by Hetherington and Co of Manchester). 
1888 Double Cold Saw (by Hetherington and Co of Manchester). 
1890 John Hetherington and Sons was incorporated as a limited company.