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British Industrial History

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W. and R. Leggott

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of Silens Works, East Parade, Bradford.

1881 Company established.

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Awarded Silver Medal for Machinery and Machine Tools and Honourable Mention for Small Machinery. [1]

1914 Brass and Bronze Founders, Lock and Window Gearing Manufacturers. Specialities: Opening gearing for lantern lights and ranges of skylights, locks, door furniture, door springs, espagnolette bolts, wrought iron casements and stays etc., fanlight and skylight openers, single and continuous. Employees 130. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 2nd November 1894 p387
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book