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Henry Broadbent

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1880. From The Engineer of 25th June.
H Broadbent Lathe at Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park, Cornwall
Exhibit at the China Clay Country Park In Cornwall.
1870s lathe at the Museum of Bath at Work
1870s lathe at the Museum of Bath at Work
1870s lathe at the Museum of Bath at Work
1950s lathe (from catalogue of used machines c.1960)

of Hollins Iron Works (1879), Sowerby Bridge, and Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire.

1872 Business established

1922 Directors: A. Broadbent, A. Whitfield, Jno. Mallinson. Products: High-speed lathes, cone, all gear and motor-driven.

By 1956 was part of Kerry's (Great Britain) Ltd

1962 merged with Oldfield and Schofield as Broadbent-Schofield[1][2]

1972 Broadbent-Schofield received support for a project for an auto-lathe from government programme for the machine tool industry [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Malcolm Bull’s Calderdale Companion
  2. The Times, Jan 23, 1962
  3. The Times, Mar 15, 1972