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William Knott and Son

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May 1921.
March 1922.

of Fairfield Street, Manchester.

1876 Company established by William Knott.

1907 Sam Knott joined the firm which became William Knott and Son.

1913 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Steam and hydraulic engineers. [1]

1925 Apparently acquired by Dunlop Rubber Co[2] as part of its strategy to broaden its business into general rubber goods trade.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, 16 December 1925