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Ermen and Roby

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of Nassau Mill, Patricroft and Bridgewater Mills, Pendlebury

1874 Formerly Ermen and Engels

See Godfrey Ermen and Henry John Roby

1891 Directory: Listed as Cotton spinners and manufacturers. More details

1894 Partnership change. '...partnership hitherto subsisting between us the undersigned, Henry John Roby, Henry Edward Ermen, Francis Julius Ermen, and Francis John George Ermen, carrying, on business as Cotton Spinners and Thread Manufacturers, at Patricroft and Pendlebury, under the styles or firms of Ermen and Roby and Ermen and Co., was on the 11th day of February, 1894, dissolved, by mutual consent, so far only as the said Henry John Roby is concerned, but the business will still be carried on by the said Henry Edward Ermen, Francis Julius Ermen, and Francis John George Ermen, under the same styles or firms. Frank Henry Roby, son of the said Henry John Roby, has an interest in the said business...'[1]

1897 Managed by Henry E. Ermen and his son Bernard Ermen. Yarns are mead at Pendlebury and then sent to Patricroft for processing.[2]

1897 Acquired by the English Sewing Cotton Co.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:29 May 1894 Issue:26517 Page:3136
  2. The Queen - Saturday 13 November 1897
  3. The Times, December 2, 1897