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Thewlis and Co

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1917. Advert. Engineers, machine makers and millwrights. Formerly Thewlis, Sellers and Co.

of Phoenix Works, Folly Hall, Huddersfield

formerly Thewlis, Sellers and Co

1914 Manufacturers of machinery for dyeing, drying and finishing cottons, woollens and worsted cloths, plushes, sealskins, carpets etc. Specialities: shearing machines for various trades such as rugs, cocoa matting, felt hats, rabbit skins, sheepskins, all kinds of cloth and very wide machines for carpets; special machines for producing effects on mohair and silk fabrics. Employees 50. [1]

1915 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Edgar Thewlis and Wilfred Quarmby, carrying on business as Cloth Dyeing, Drying and Finishing Machinery Manufacturers, at Phoenix Mills, Folly Hall, Huddersfield, in the county of York, under the style or firm of "THEWLIS AND CO.," has been dissolved by mutual consent...'[2]

1920 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Edgar Thewlis and Hugh Ramsden, carrying on business as Cloth, Dyeing, Drying and Finishing Machinery Manufacturers, at Phoenix Works Folly Hall, Huddersfield, in the county of York, under the style or firm of THEWLIS & CO., has been dissolved by mutual consent...'[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. [1] The London Gazette. Publication date:22 January 1915 Issue:29047 Page:739
  3. [2] The London Gazette Publication date:30 March 1920 Issue:31841 Page:3949