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Sir James Farmer, Norton and Co. of Adelphi Street, Salford, maker of machines and vessels for the textile finishing trades 
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The premises included the former Adelphi Iron Works, Salford. Maker of textile and linoleum machinery
1922 Sir James Farmer and Sons was wound up and the business acquired by a new company
1922 Private company.
1924 Rotary swaging machine described and illustrated 
1961 Manufacturers of textile bleaching, dyeing and finishing machinery; bar and tube machinery; wire drawing machinery and rolling mills. 680 employees. 
Works buildings were located on both sides of Adelphi Street, between the Brewery Tavern and what is now the Mechanical Engineering Dept building of the University of Salford
The Salford works has been completely demolished, and the land is used as a car park (2011). Narrow gauge railway tracks are still present in the surviving floor