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Maker of printing machinery of Reddish, Stockport (originally at 52 Ogden Street, Fairfield Street, Manchester).
1871 Liquidation/bankruptcy of Mary Mills, of 62, Ogden Street, Ardwick, and 1, Burnes street, Manchester, Letterpress and Lithographic Printer, carrying on business there under the style or firm of J. L. Mills and Co, and residing at 185, Upper Brook-street, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Widow. Richard Furnival, of 52 Ogden-street, Ardwick, Manchester, Machinist, was the Trustee
1872 Furnival's Express Cutting machine - See advert
1876 of Fairfield Street, Manchester (see advert)
1885 Gold medal for invention of Gill's hot or cold rolling machine
1891 Advert. Printer's engineers.
1891 Commenced building Express silent gas i/c engines ranging from 0.5 to 20 nhp.
1898 Town gas engine. 0.5 hp. Exhibit at Anson Engine Museum
Platten printing press. Exhibit at Anson Engine Museum
Trimming machine. Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum
Late 1950s Crossley Brothers bought the guillotine part of the business