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Ormerod Brothers

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of Hebden Engineering Works, Hebden Bridge

1917 Advert for shaping machines and accessories for machine tools [1]

1918 Became Ormerod Tool Company.

1931 Became a subsidiary of Kitchen and Wade and was renamed Ormerod Shapers Ltd.

Later taken over by Asquith Machine Tool Corporation, who in turn were taken over by Staveley Industries

1967 The factory was closed.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p106
  • Calderdale Companion [1] Malcolm Bull’s Calderdale Companion