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of Elton Paper Mills, Bury, Lancs
1856 Company established.
1895 James R. Crompton, Ralph Crompton and Percy R. Crompton.
1898 Incorporated as a limited company.
1914 Paper manufacturers. Specialities: fine quality white and coloured tissues, copyings, thin India papers and other high-grade thin papers, crêpe paper ("Dancing Girl" and "Eltonbury" brands), waxed tissues, thick waxed papers, thin typewriting, banks, toilet and serviette papers. 
1937 Paper manufacturers (special for air mail). "Wing Mail Bank" Air Mail Paper.