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Hutchinson, Hollingworth and Co

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1895. From ‘Lectures on Practical Weaving’ by T. R. Ashenhurst
Loom (Hollingsworth & Knowles Patent) at the National Wool Museum

Hutchinson, Hollingworth and Co of The Dobcross Loom Works, Dobcross near Oldham

1860 Company founded.

See Hutchinson and Hollingworth

1874 Public company.

1936 Open-shed fast-running loom for woollen and worsted fabrics.

1950s loom may be seen operating on open days at Gigg Mill, Nailsworth.

1961 Power looms for woollens and worsted and carpets. 250 employees. [1]

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Sources of Information

  • The Textile Manufacturer Year Book 1936. Published by Emmott and Co. Advert on p10