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Winterbottom Book Cloth Co

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of 12 Newton Street, Manchester

1891 The company was registered on 26 November, to acquire several businesses of book cloth manufacturers, bleachers, dyers including mills in Rhode Island, U.S.A. and works at Bamberg, in Germany. [1]

1959 Subsidiaries included:[2]

1960 Acquired by Venesta.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, March 31, 1959
  3. The Times, May 2, 1961