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Lea

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Lea Ltd., worsted and hosiery yarn spinners, of Slingfield Mills, Kidderminster

1898 The company was registered on 10 May, to take over the spinning businesses of Sir Thomas Lea, Bart, M.P., at Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. [1]

Later (1920?) became part of Carpet Trades Ltd.

1920 Sir T. Sydney Lea joined the board of the new company Carpet Trades Ltd[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Aug 13, 1947