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Amazing Accrington: Industry and Art
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Advert for a Ewbank Carpet Sweeper

The first Ewbank carpet sweeper went on sale in 1889. It was so successful that this household chore became known as “ewbanking.” Ewbank is still making carpet sweepers, vacuums and cleaning products, although not in Accrington.

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