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1905. From Mechanical World Year Book.

of Borough Brass and Copper Works, Rochdale

1844 Company established.

1905 Advert. Valve and injectors. 'Largest makers in the Trade of Confectionery, Jam, Lozenge, liquorice and Jelly Cutting Machinery'. [1]

1914 Brassfounders, and Finishers, Coppersmiths and Confectioners' Machinists. Specialities: Boiler Fittings, Confectioners' and Jam Machinery Patent Steam Sugar Boiling Process, "Climax" Lozenge Pinning, Printing, Embossing and Cutting Machine, Complate with Automatic Continuous Feed, Automatic Delivery and Scrap Conveyor, Patent Table Jelly Cutting Machines, Patent Improved "Thomas Wood's" Strigging Machine, Liquorice and Coltsfoot Rock Plants etc. Employees 150. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical World Year Book 1905. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p374
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book