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John Cooke and Sons

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February 1899.

of Lindum Works, Lincoln. Maker of ploughs

1852 Established by John Cooke

1881 Employing 36 persons.[1]

1887 Frank Cooke took over the running of the business on the death of his father John

1922 Employees: 110. Principal: Frank Cooke

1922 On the death of Frank the company was run by his sons Sydney Frank Cooke and Horace Noel Cooke

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  • Ploughs, Chaff Cutters and Steam Engines. Edited by Ken Redmore – Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. Published 2007. ISBN 978 0 903582 308.