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of Quarlton Vale Print Works, Turton, Bolton.

1891 Directory (Bolton): Listed as calico printers. More details

1899 Bolton branch acquired by the Calico Printers Association.[1]

of Providence Mill, Hyde.

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

1919 Hyde branch acquired by a consortium lead by Alexander Young of the Northern Coates Spinning Co, Wigan, and W. H. Heywood of Huddersfield.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 14, 1899
  2. The Times, December 23, 1919