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Anthony Ward and Co

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of Albion Mills, Leek, Staffs.

Silk Manufacturers

Established in 1818 by Anthony Ward. Continued by (1) John Ward, J.P. (son); (2) Anthony Ward (grandson). Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Directors: Anthony Ward, J.P. (Chairman), John Ward and B. T. Ward (sons of Chairman and greatgrandsons of the Founder). Specialities: Sewing Silks, Twists, Machine Silks, Braids and Prussian Bindings, Proprietors of the " Coronet " and " Eye " Brands of Machine Silks and " St. George and Dragon " Silk Twists.

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