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Turner, Atherton and Co

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February 1901.
January 1902.
1909. Electric Lifts.
1914. Patent lift controller.

of Turner Street, Denton, Manchester.

1900 Incorporated as a limited company and amalgamated with purchase of American branches; formerly two businesses: Giles Atherton of Virginia Mills, Higher Hillgate, Stockport, and John Turner, Denton, Manchester.

1905 Built an unusual steam wagon designed by Dr. Brightmore.[1]

1914 Hatters, machinists, electrical engineers. Specialities: all kinds of hatting machinery, electric lifts, felt hat bodies, blowing and forming of fur for the trade. [2]

1922 Directors: H. H. Turner, Albert Turner, Arnold Turner, G. Atherton,W. H. Atherton (Managing), W. E. Turner. Manufacturer of hatters' machinery, electric cables and motor cars.

1958 Company liquidated.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles. Edited by G. N. Georgano
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book