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Lister and Co (Keighley)

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From ‘1891 The Practical Engineer’
1891. Punching and Shearing Machine. From 'Engineering' Vol 51.
From ‘1891 The Practical Engineer’
From ‘1891 The Practical Engineer’
From ‘1892 The Practical Engineer’

of Keighley

Engineers and toolmakers.

1889 The company was registered on 20 February, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, silk spinners and manufacturers. [1]

1895 Had several patents pending on designs of light carriage with 3 hp motor[2]

1896 Challenged Pennington, suggesting the firm could apply his motor to their patent driving arrangement to see whether it was better than their own engine, in order to manufacture the best type of carriage.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Engineer 1895/08/27