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Healey Brothers

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Healey Bros of Cartridge Works, Heywood; Broadfield Mill, Broadfield and Frankfort Mill, Oldham.

1843 Company established.

1891 Advert. Manufacturers of Cotton Main Driving Ropes. [1]

1914 Manufacturers of twine, cotton rope, mill bandings, hemp twines and cords, cotton spinners, doublers, reelers, thrown yarns, cabled yarns, net yarns, net mounting cords. Specialities: cotton parcelling twines, main driving ropes, cotton belting yarns, plaited tubular bandings. Employees 700 to 800. [2]

1917 Advert. Driving ropes. [3]

1968 Healey Brothers, Heywood was acquired by British Ropes Ltd

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