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British Industrial History

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John Wilkinson (Manchester and Nelson)

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of Laurel Bank House, Tamworth Street, Higher Openshaw, Manchester, 11. Telephone: Manchester, East 1651-52. Cables: "Laurel, Manchester"

of 61, Portland Street, Manchester. (1920)

1891 Directory (Nelson): Listed as Cotton spinner and manufacturers. More details

1920 Advert lists the following mills:

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Shirtings, Flannelettes, Dress Fabrics, Costume Cloths, Linings, Proofed Fabrics, Trouserings, Tickings, Nurse Cloths, Suitings, Sarongs, Loongyees, Imitation Madras, Domestic, Scarves, Handkerchiefs, Bed-spreads, Furnishing Fabrics, Table Covers, Dusters, Beachwear Fabrics, Dyeing, Finishing. (Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 265) [1]

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