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A. and A. Crompton and Co

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of Park Mill and Woodend Mill, Crompton, near Oldham.

1888 J. and E. Wood of Bolton installed a Compound Condensing Engine of 2,000 ihp at their mill. [1]

1891 Directory: Listed as cotton spinners and manufacturers. More details

1898 The company was registered on 14 October, in reconstruction of a company carrying on the business of cotton spinners, under the same title. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1888/01/20 p50 & p55
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908