Nottingham Manufacturing Co
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. 
1935 The Djanogly brothers set up a stocking factory in a Nissen hut in Mansfield - presumably a precursor of Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
1973 Acquired Lancaster Carpets and Engineering Co
No further acquisitions were made
1984 Tried but failed to acquire Johnson Group Cleaners. The company had over 20 subsidiary companies.
Sources of Information
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
- The Times July 24, 1959
- The Times Aug. 12, 1969
- 1984 Annual report
- The Times Feb. 12, 1985
- The Times, Jun 18, 1985
- The Times Thursday, June 04, 1987