Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Barber Textile Corporation

From Graces Guide

of Bolton.

1946 Bolton Cotton Waste (Holdings) acquired the Talbot Spinning and Weaving Co; Cannon Brothers; and the Coloured Cotton Spinning Co. The combined group was renamed the Barber Textile Corporation.[1]

1947 Acquired Samuel Renshaw and Sons.

1955 Acquired the Croal Spinning Co.

1964 Sold the Talbot Spinning and Weaving Co to Viyella.

1971 Acquired by the Spirella Co of Great Britain.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, April 22, 1946
  2. The Times, Jun 08, 1971