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Associated British Hat Manufacturers

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1966 Formed from the merger of Christy and Co; Joseph Wilson and Sons; Battersby and Co; J. Moores and Sons; and T. and W. Lees.[1]

1980 Joseph Wilson and Sons hat manufacturing moved to the works of Christy and Co on Higher Hillgate, Stockport.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Denton and the Archaeology of the Felt Hatting Industry by Michael Nevell, Brian Grimsditch and Ivan Hradil ISBN 1 871324 36 X