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Robert Fielden and Sons

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of Inchfield Picker Works, Walsden near Todmorden, and 6 Arch, Exchange, Manchester.

Buffalo Hide Curers and Picker Manufacturers

Established in 1817 by Robert Fielden. Continued as Robert Fielden and Sons.

Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1897.

1914 Directors: J. Fielden (Managing Director and Chairman) and T. Fielden. The oldest and largest Makers of Buffalo Pickers in the trade. Specialities: All kinds of Buffalo Picker required in weaving from a superior quality of hides. Trade Mark: A Buffalo Head. Patents: Several in Pickers and Machines for Making Pickers.

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