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Cooke and Ferguson

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1944. Welding Manipulator.
April 1945.
May 1945.
June 1945.
November 1945.
December 1945.
August 1946.
November 1946.
November 1946.
December 1946.
1946. Circuit Breaker Type E5
1946. Circuit Breaker Type OE 6
1948. 11kV Circuit Breaker Type OD-2
1948. 33kV Circuit Breaker Type OE-3
1949. Circuit Breaker Type FTE-5
Brass plate - located in Russia.

of Victoria Street, Openshaw, Manchester.

1937 C. J. Cooke and Co became Cooke and Ferguson.

1947 Acquired by Crompton Parkinson

1948 Demonstrated Nelson stud welding system[1]

1958 The factories were reorganised; work was concentrated at the Victoria Works; the Saxon Works would be sold[2]

1965 Company put into liquidation[3]

Is it possible this firm is connected with Ferguson Pailin, also of Openshaw?

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Commercial Motor Archive [1]
  2. The Times Dec 04, 1958
  3. The London Gazette 9 April 1965