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Lee Spinning Co

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of Atherton, Leigh

1888 Became part of Tootal Broadhurst Lee Co when the company was incorporated[1]

1889 Award at Paris Exhibition[2]

1891 Directory (Leigh): Listed as Cotton spinners. More details

1899 Joined the new Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers' Association Ltd[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Sep 28, 1889
  3. The Leeds Mercury April 20, 1899