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English Velvets

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of Ordsall Dye Works, Salford; and Greenhill Mill, Colne.

1949 English Velvet and Cord Dyers Association changed its articles of association and its name to English Velvets[1]

1957 Parent company changed its name to E. V. Industrials.[2]

1964 English Velvets closed its Ordsall Works in Salford.[3]

1969 Electrical and Industrial Securities placed its subsidiary English Velvets into voluntary liquidation.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 08, 1949
  2. The Times, December 31, 1957
  3. The Times, May 15, 1964
  4. The Times, December 11, 1969