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Crosses and Heatons

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Crosses and Heatons of Knowsley Grange, Chorley New Road, Bolton.

1922 Crosses and Winkworth formed a new company Crosses and Heatons' Associated Mills to acquire the following mills:[1]

1923 Acquired John Bright and Brothers.[2]

1945 Acquired T. M. Hesketh and Sons.[3]

1946 Acquired Whitworth Doubling Co.[4]

1961 The company comprised the following companies:

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, September 6, 1922
  2. The Times, May 31, 1923
  3. The Times, August 20, 1945
  4. The Times, December 19, 1946