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