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British Industrial History

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John Whittaker and Co

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of Mount Sion Bleach Works, Radcliffe.

1891 Directory (Radcliffe): Listed as bleachers, dyers and finishers. More details [1]

1900 Acquired by the Bleachers Association.[2]

of Smithy Lane, Manchester

1887 Company established.

1914 Sewing and crochet cotton doublers and manufacturers. Specialities: fish net yarns, heald yarns, cycle and motor tyre canvas. Employees 400. [3]

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