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John Mayall (of Mossley)

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John Mayall Ltd., of Bottom Mill, Mossley, near Ashton-under-Lyne, cotton spinners.

Business correspondence (2 boxes); works diaries; cuttings; share certificates; memorandum and articles of association; valuation of machinery, Carr Mill; financial records and partnership papers for Brookbottom Spinning Co., 19th century. [1]

These records can be found in the Mayall family and estate collection.

1891 Mills listed as:

1891 Directory (Mossley): Listed as cotton spinners and manufacturers. More details.

1895 The company registered on 5 January to acquire the business of cotton spinners of John Mayall. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Manchester Archives
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908