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David Thomson

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David Thomson, makers of peel cutting machinery, of Edinburgh

see David Thomson and Co

1870 Company started to make machines to cut peel for cakes

Made dough mixers and dividers, and the first drawplate over for Scotch bread

1881 Joseph Baker and Sons were agents for their peel cutting, mixing and kneading machines

Took over William Cook and Sons, makers of circulating tube ovens

1922 Acquired by Joseph Baker Sons and Perkins.

1932 Company liquidated

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  • History of David Thomson [1]