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Combined English Mills

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of Atherton, Lancs

1929 Public Company formed as Combined Egyptian Mills.[1]

1929 Formed from the amalgamation of:[2]

1929 Also acquired the Kearsley Spinning Co[3]

1953 Name changed to Combined English Mills.[4]

1956 Closed the Rumworth Spinning Co.[5]

1959 Closed Mather Lane Mill.[6]

1959 Acquired refrigeration engineers F. W. Fidler and Son.[7]

1961 Engaged as spinners of fine cotton yarn and synthetic yarns also refrigerating and air conditioning engineers.[8]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, August 17, 1929
  2. The Times, August 17, 1929
  3. The Times, September 24, 1929
  4. The Times, December 22, 1953
  5. The Times, January 20, 1956
  6. The Times, August 8, 1959
  7. The Times, December 23, 1960
  8. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE