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Bayley and Craven

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of Agecroft Print Works, Pendleton, Salford.

400 ft deep 18" dia. borehole drilled by Mather and Platt using the boring machinery patented by Colin Mather.[1]

1891 Directory: Listed as Bleachers / Dyers / Finishers etc. More details

1899 Acquired by the Calico Printers Association.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1 March 1864
  2. The Times, December 14, 1899