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Claughton Brothers

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May 1928.
September 1950.
June 1951.

of Sanitary Lead Works, Bramley, Leeds. Telephone: Stanningley 71186/7. Telegraphic Address: "Claughtons, 71186, Stanningley"

1879 Company established by Garnett Claughton.

1889 Became Claughton Brothers.

1896 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Lead casters, burners and flushing cistern manufacturers. Specialities: lead traps for closets and sinks; lead work of various kinds for plumbers' use; lead-lined cisterns and water-waste preventers. Employees 50. [1]

1933 Patent - Improvements in or relating to syphonic flushing apparatus.

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for 'Japkap' Lead Lined Flushing Cisterns. Low Level Cistern Fittings. Also Drawn Lead Traps and Bends, Rainwater Pipes, Gutters, Lead Ornaments, etc. Cast Lead Plumbers' Fittings. Cast Lead Traps. Washers. Laboratory Wastes. Architectural Lead Work. Lead Rainwater Heads, Pipes Gutters, Offsets, Fittings. (Building, General Heating and Cooking Secton - Stand No. B.608) [2]

1956 Patent - Improvements relating to flushing syphons.

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