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Joseph Hibbert

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1876. From Mannix’s Directory of North-East Lancashire with Bury and District.
Page 106

Joseph Hibbert of the Iron, Brass and Copper Works, Bridge Street, Darwen

1891 Maker of Brass and Copper work for the Cotton Industry

1931 Joseph Hibbert, Howard and Bullough, Platt Brothers, Brooks and Doxey, Asa Lees and Co, Dobson and Barlow, and John Hetherington and Sons sold their textile machinery making assets to Textile Machinery Makers (TMM) in return for shares. Tweedales and Smalley were initially not partners of the TMM scheme but they joined later.

1936 Drying Chamber for textile industry (Joseph Hibbert and Co of Lodge Bank, Darwen)

Maker of textile sizing machinery.

By 1959 was a subsidiary of Stone-Platt Industries[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times June 3, 1959