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of Deacon Street, Leicester. Telephone: Leicester 22967. Cables: "Luke, Leicester"
1857 Business established
1916 Patent - Improvements in or relating to Endless Elastic Bands, Cords, and the like and to the Method of Producing the same.
1928 Patent - Improvements in or relating to suspension systems for road vehicles
1929 British Industries Fair Adverts for "Lion" brand - an elastic for every purpose and the "Gloria" Rubber Grip Hose Supporter. Manufacturers of all classes of Elastics, Plain and Fancy Frills, Loom, Suspender and Shirred Ribbon Webs, "Gloria" Garters, Cords and Braids, Corset Webs and Laces, Aeroplane Patent Rings and Cords. (Textiles and Clothing Section - Stand No. S.41) 
1937 Manufacturers of glider elastic launching ropes, shock absorber cords and rings. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
Plans of factory and modern photographs of Luke Turner and Co (knicker elastic manufacturers). Held at Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery.