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British Industrial History

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Walter Evans and Co

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of Derby

  • 1783 Company established.
  • 1905 Incorporated as a limited company.
  • 1914 Cotton thread manufacturers. Specialities: sewing and crochet cottons for hand and machine, threads for boot and shoe, ready-made clothing, corset and shirt manufacturing etc. Employees 200. [1]

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