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British Industrial History

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December 1907.

of Derwent Mills, Cockermouth, Cumbria

  • 1834 Company established.
  • 1893 Incorporated as a private limited company.
  • 1914 Flax spinners and weavers, linens, artistic needlework. Specialities: flax threads of all kinds, art linens for embroidery, flax embroidery threads, costume linens, designers of embroideries for ecclesiastical and secular purposes, colour dyeing of flax fabrics. [1]

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