Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Cooke, Sons and Co

From Graces Guide

of Spen Valley Carpet Works, Liversedge, Yorkshire, also 12, Friday Street, London, E.C., and at Hadleigh, Suffolk.

1795 The business was established, weaving carpets and rugs and manufacturing coir mats and matting. Also carpet warehousemen in Friday Street, London.

1900 Incorporated as a Limited Company

1914 Specialities: Wilton, Brussels, Axminster, Tapestry, Kidder, and other Carpets. Importers of Turkey and Oriental Carpets, and China Matting. Manufacturers of Cocoa Matting and Mats. Also Wool and Worsted Spinners.

By 1948 was a subsidiary of Blackwood, Morton and Sons

1968 Presumably of Hillington.

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