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John Petrie, Junior

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1905. Chain harrow wool washing machine.

John Petrie, Junr., Ltd. of River Street Ironworks, Rochdale

Presumably the business of John Petrie, Junior

1867 Advert 'WOOL WASHING MACHINE, with new patent automaton Lifter, now exhibiting at the Leeds Industrial Exhibition, Music Hall. Cheetham's patent Turbine made by John Petrie, jun., Rochdale.'[1]

1888 Company incorporated

1917 Advert. 'Harrow' type machine for fine wools. Wool scouring and drying machinery etc. (John Petrie Junior of River Street Ironworks, Rochdale) [2]

1925 Voluntarily wound up[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Mercury, 2 April 1867
  2. 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Directory Advert p68
  3. London Gazette 24 March 1925