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J. Humphreys and Sons of Blackriding Electrical Works, Werneth, Oldham.
1891 Company established.
1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with magnetic chucks. 
1945 Advert for magnetic chucks. (J. H. Humphreys and Sons) 
Acquired by Edgar Allen and Co.