William Heaton and Sons
of Lostock Junction Mills, Lostock, Bolton, Lancs
1800 Company established.
1891 Directory: Listed as Cotton spinners. More details.
1914 Cotton spinners. Specialities: the spinning of fine, super-combed sea island yarns, suitable for lace, muslin, harness twine, sewing thread etc. Employees 1,200. 
1961 Listed as a subsidiary of Crosses and Heatons.
Sources of Information
- 1914 Whitakers Red Book
- The Times, September 6, 1922