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British Industrial History

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1951. LHS.
1951. RHS.

of 14-18 George Street, Manchester (1908)

of 28 Quay Street, Manchester, 3. Telephone: Manchester Deansgate 4191-7. Cables: "Squirrels, Manchester". London Office: Textile Exchange Buildings, St Paul's Churchyard. Telephone: City 3458 (1947)

1890 The company was registered on 26 June, to take over the Manchester business of John Haslam and Co, of Bolton, and the business of Lowe, Latham and Co of Manchester. [1]

1920 Acquired by the Amalgamated Cotton Mills Trust.[2]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Dress, Furnishing and Corset Fabrics, Shirtings and Pyjama Cloths, Household Textiles, Rainwear, Drills, Linings, Cotton Blankets and Handkerchiefs. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 67) [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, December 15, 1920
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 147; and p131