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British Industrial History

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W. and H. Pownall

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of Daisy Works, Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester. London Address: Daisy House, 7-8 Lilypot Lane, EC2. Telephone: Manchester - Central 2022; London - Central 3022. Cables: Daisies, M/cr"

1916 Letter from H. Pownall (W and H Pownall Ltd, Daisy Bank Works, Stockport Road, Manchester) to Winston Spencer Churchill asking him to help Walter Pownall, the managing director of the firm, to obtain an Army commission. Signed typescript. [1]

1929 British Industries Fair Advert for 'Dainty Daisy' Under and Outerwear for Women and Children. Manufacturers of all classes of Cotton and Art Silk Woven and Knitted Wear for Men, Women and Children. (Textiles and Clothing Section - Stand Nos. S.23 and S.25) [2]

WWII Part of the Daisy Works was requisitioned by the government for use as an Army Pay Office.

1967 Company liquidated.[3]

2016 Daisy Works building demolished.

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