Gledhill and Roberts, Limited

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Gledhill & Roberts Ltd. were bobbin makers based at Honley.

The firm was in existence by the 1860s as they were one of a number of local firms who exhibited at the Honley Industrial Exhibition of September 1866.[1]

By 1877, the firm's address was recorded as Neiley Mills.[2] It was later based at the Bridge Bobbin Works.

The firm was still in existence in 1914, when it was named as a "bobbin and shuttle manufacturer" in the Whitaker's Red Book of Commerce or Who's Who in Business.[3]


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Notes and References

  1. "Honley Industrial Exhibition" in Huddersfield Chronicle' (29/Sep/1866).
  2. "The Damage by the Floods" in Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (18/Sep/1877).
  3. Grace's Guide: Gledhill and Roberts.