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Cox Brothers

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of Meadow Place Buildings, Dundee

of Camperdown Jute Works, Dundee

1841 Company established - see Cox Brothers and Co

1893 Incorporated as a limited company - Cox Brothers Ltd.

1914 Spinners and manufacturers of jute, flax and hemp. Employees 4,000 to 5,000. [1]

1920 Acquired by Jute Industries. Cox Brothers were the largest jute manufacturing concern in Dundee, employing betweem 5,000 and 6,000 workers[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, Oct 19, 1920