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British Industrial History

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John Heywood

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Albion Press

of 121 Deansgate, Manchester; 20 and 22 St. Bride Street, London, EC4; Ainsworth Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. Telegrams: "Books, Manchester"; "Handworked, London". Telephones: Manchester - 7400 Central (7 Lines); London - 5569 Holborn.

1842 Established by John Heywood.

1905 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1922 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturing Stationers; Account Book Manufacturers. Also for Scholastic, Office and Bank Fittings. Also Advertising Agents and Printers. Printers to H.M. Government. Contractors to H.M. Admiralty and War Office. (Stand No. C.8) [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert civ; and p37