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Harrison (Birmingham)

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July 1959.
May 1960.
February 1962.
February 1962.
August 1962. Curtain rail.
August 1962. Domo castors.

of Bradford Street Works, Birmingham 12.

A. J. Harrison was a predecessor company to Harrison (Birmingham) which went on to become Harrison Drape.

1898 Company founded.

1925 Public company.

1935 Elliott's bought the moulding section of Messrs. Harrison (Birmingham) Ltd. (check this is the same company) in Cheapside, which became a private limited company.

1947 Adverts for curtain rails

1961 Engaged as metal rollers, curtain rail manufacturers, brassfounders and plastic moulders. 1,200 employees.[1]

Subsidiary of McKechnie Brothers

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