Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,713 pages of information and 235,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Ayrton and Co

From Graces Guide

William Ayrton and Co of Gorebrook Ironworks, Longsight, Manchester

1870 Company founded.

formerly Shepherd and Ayrton

1922 Principals: Edmund Norbury Baines and James William Schmidt. Products.— Sewing thread polishing, spooling, and balling machinery of every description.

1929 Private company.

1936 Balling machines, card winders and thread spooling machines. [1]

1961 Manufacturers of textile winding machinery. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p52
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE