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J. P. Hall and Co of Blackriding Iron Works, Werneth, Oldham.
1887 Company established by Joseph Platt Hall.
1894 Combined dynamo and high-speed engine. 
1914 Electrical and general engineers. Specialities: electric generators, motors and accessories for continouous and alternating current.