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John Bright and Brothers

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of Fieldhouse Mills, Rochdale; and Hendham Vale Mills, Harpurhey, Manchester.

1809 Company established by Jacob Bright.

1887 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1891 Directory: Listed as Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers. More details

1891 Directory: Listed as bleachers and dyers. More details

1891 Directory: Listed as Silk spinners and manufacturers. More details

1917 Advert. Cotton spinning etc.[1]

1923 Acquired by Crosses and Heatons.[2]

1929 Crosses and Heatons relinquish control of the company.[3]

1969 Name changed to John Bright Group.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Directory Advert p27
  2. The Times, May 31, 1923
  3. The Times, October 19, 1929
  4. The Times, June 10, 1969