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Joshua Smith (1908)

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1922 - 1923.
1922 - 1923.
1922 - 1923.
1922 - 1923.

of 12 Harter Street, Manchester, 1. Telephone: Manchester, Central 1475. Cables: "Joshua, Manchester". London Office: 293 Regent Street, London, W1.

of Frostholme Mills, Cornholme.

1869 Company established.

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

1908 Company reconstructed as Joshua Smith (1908).

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Cotton, Rayon, Wool and Mixture Fabrics of all types suitable for Factory and Warehouse Trades; also Household Goods. (Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 29) [1]

1958 Acquired by Fine Spinners and Doublers.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p254
  2. The Times, January 18, 1958