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May 1950.
August 1952.

Churchill-Redman of Halifax, Yorkshire.

1871 Company founded as Cornelius Redman & Sons

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

1956 Private company. Reorganisation - the Halifax division continued to use the name Churchill-Redman; the Scotswood division was named Churchill Gear Machines[1]

1961 Machine tool manufacturers, producing automatic multi tool and profile lathes, centre lathes, surfacing and boring lathes and shaping machines. 400 employees.

1966 Tube Investments acquired Charles Churchill and Co[2]

1972 Received support for a project from government programme for the machine tool industry [3]

1973 TI resumed use of the Charles Church name for its Blaydon-on-Tyne machine tool manufacturing and home sales operations[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 04, 1956
  2. The Times, Feb 15, 1966
  3. The Times, Mar 15, 1972
  4. The Times, Jul 02, 1973