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C. Redman and Sons

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1902. Planing Machine.
December 1910.
Redman traversing head shaper of unknown date.

C. Redman and Sons of Parkinson Lane, Halifax were makers of machine tools.

1876 Company established by Cornelius Redman.

1910 Key-seating machines.

1911 Issued catalogue on rapid machine tools including planing machines, drilling machines, lathes and shaping machines. [1]

1914 Machine tool makers. Specialities: lathes, planing machines, drilling machines and shaping machines. Employees 200. [2]

1934 Charles Churchill and Co took over Cornelius Redman & Sons, renaming it Churchill-Redman Ltd.

1972 Redman Engineering Co (is this the same?) received support for a project on a pre-forming machine from government programme for the machine tool industry [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 22nd December 1911 p650
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times, Mar 15, 1972
  • Machine Tools by James Weir French in 2 vols. Published 1911 by Gresham