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Nottingham Manufacturing Co

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1921. From Leicester Chamber of Commerce Year Book.

of Trinity Street, Loughborough, Leics., manufacturer of pure silk hosiery, wool hosiery, fancy half-hose, underwear and outerwear.

1805 Founded; one of the first joint stock companies in England

1903 The company was registered on 11 June, in reconstruction of a company of the same name. [1]

1935 Messrs Djanogly set up a stocking factory in Mansfield. (At some point perhas there was a merger with the older company)

1985 Merged with Vantona Viyella[2]

1987 12,000 employees. Acquired by Coats Viyella[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Jun 18, 1985
  3. The Times (London, England), Thursday, June 04, 1987