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November 1954.
November 1957. Wheelabrators.
March 1957.
February 1959. Automatic Bag Fillers.

Tilghman's of Broadheath, Altrincham.

1870 Company founded - see Tilghmans Patent Sand Blast Co.

1870 Private company.

Manufacturers of sand blast apparatus and air compressors.

c.1952 Company renamed as Tilghman's

1953 Owned by Staveley Coal and Iron Co. Subsidiary companies included[1]:

1954 Name changed.

1960 Advert. Shot blast equipment. Part of the Staveley Coal and Iron Co. [2]

1961 Engineers, manufacturing shot blasting machinery and air compressors. [3]

See also Tilghman Wheelabrator.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 16 December 1953
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p28
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE