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John Haigh and Sons

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John Haigh and Sons of Priest Royd Iron Works, Huddersfield

1835 Company founded.

1891 Private company.

1891 Makers of Woollen and Worsted Carding Machinery. [1]

1914 Listed as manufacturers of woollen and worsted carding machinery. Employees 200. [2]

1936 Carding machines. [3]

1961 Textile machine manufacturers, woollen, worsted and felt carding sets. 250 employees. [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p56
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE