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George H. Scholes and Co

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May 1936.
5th March 1937.
22nd March 1941.
March 1945.

of Wylex Works, Wythenshawe, Manchester

Makers of Wylex

1897 Company founded by George Hamer Scholes.

1910 Private company.

1934 Built the Wylex Works at Wythenshawe.

1955 Company made public.

1961 Manufacturers of electrical fuse gear, switches, cooker control units, plugs and sockets. 601 employees.[1]

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