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Richard Haworth and Co

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of 35 Dale Street, Manchester. (head office and warehouse)

of Egerton Mill, Tatton Mill, Ordsall Mill, and Throstle Nest Mills, Ordsall Lane, Salford.

1852 Established by Richard Haworth.

1891 Directory: Listed as Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers. More details [1]

1897 The company was registered on 7 April, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, cotton spinners. [2]

1903 Built a new head office and warehouse on Dale Street, Manchester.

1947 Opened a new factory at Swan Lane, Hindley Green, near Wigan.[3]

1953 Company name changed to Richard Haworth and Co (Holdings).[4]

1961 Merged with Vantona Textiles[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Cotton Mills in Manchester and Salford
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. The Times, March 15, 1951
  4. The Times, March 27, 1953
  5. The Times, July 28, 1961