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Bruce and Son

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of South Wigston, near Leicester.

Elastic Web Manufacturers

Established in 1859 by Henry Turner & Son. Succeeded by Bruce & Son in 1882.

1915 Present Principals: Henry Bailey Bruce, Arthur William Bruce (son). Premises: Formerly at Brunswick Street, Leicester. In 1889 Factory, ono floor, constructed, South Wigston; Warehouses at 26, Fountain Street, Manchester, and 75, Aldermanbury, London, E.C. Agencies in Paris, Brussels, Milan. Business: Manufacture of Elastic Cords, Braids, Garter, Belt and Brace Webs, Elastic Boot Webs.

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