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Hattersley (Ormskirk)

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June 1969.

of Ormskirk, Lancs, specialists in engineering fittings for locomotives, oil, fire, heating, steam, water and air services; also of Halifax.

1897 Company established (see advert)

1923 Private company incorporated[1]. R. E. Hattersley had purchased from the receiver of the United Brassfounders and Engineers the whole of the goodwill of the company, the assets, stocks, and the whole of the contents of the works at Halifax and Ormskirk, together with certain other assets.[2]

1936 Conversion to public company[3]

1953 A majority interest in Beck and Co, maker of meters, was acquired[4]

1961 Manufacturers of industrial valves, cocks and related fittings in gun metal, cast iron and cast steel for the control of steam, heating, oil, fire, water and air services. 1,000 employees. [5]

1966 Name changed to Hattersley Holdings

1968 Merger with Peglers; name was changed to Pegler-Hattersley[6].

1969 Incorporating A. Heaton and Co (Valves) Ltd

1969 Floseal

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 30, 1937
  2. The Engineer 1923/08/24
  3. The Times Jun 16, 1937
  4. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Oct 20, 1953
  5. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  6. The Times, Sep 12, 1968