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T. Grieve and Co

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1921. From Leicester Chamber of Commerce Year Book.

of Queen Street Works, Leicester

1890 Company founded.

1914 Manufacturers of hosiery machines. Specialities: fully automatic knitting machinery for seamless footwear, ribbed or plain for hose and half-hose. Licensed valuers to the hosiery trade. Employees 220. [1]

1926 Private company.

1935 Acquired by Bentley Engineering Co

1961 Manufacturers of hosiery latch needles. 653 employees. [2]

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