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.

Grove Mills

From Graces Guide

of 46 Portland Street, Manchester; and Grove Mills, Rochdale.

Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers

1861 Established by William Hoyle, William James Petrie, J.P., and Alfred Hoyle, as Hoyle, Petrie Co, Partnership Successions: (1) Wm. Hoyle, Wm. James Petrie, J.P., Alfred Hoyle, Wm. Henry Petrie; (2) Wm. James Petrie, J.P., Alfred Hoyle, Wm. Henry Petrie; (3) Wm. James Petrie, J.P., Alfred Hoyle.

1904 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Directors: Wm. James Petrie, J.P., Herbert Alfred Hoyle, Ernst Cummins Harvey, J.P. (Chairman), John Taylor, James Caladine, Robert Barlow. Staff: About 600. Specialities: American Cotton, 10's to 36's, Twist; also the manufacture of Grey Cloths, principally Drills and Jeans, both for the Home Trade and Shipping.

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