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Maple Mill

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1924.

1924 "THE MAPLE MILL LTD., of Hathershaw, Oldham is identified with the production of Egyptian super-carded and combed yarns, 30 s to 130's, also specialty yarns which include yarns for the brass bobbin and curtain net trades, double spun yarns (for curtains and lace), yarns for the electrical trade in their special "Elt" qual1ty in through tube cops, or wound multiple ends on leeson cheeses in grey and colours, also polished yarns which are all used for covering all kinds of electrical wires and cables, Lisle thread yarns, splicing yarns and backing yarns for the hosiery trade, yarns for voiles, sewing cottons, gloves, etc.

All their yarns can be supplied in cop, cone, cheese, bundle or in hank, and also in mercerised and gassed state in single or folded. As a matter of fact manufacturers would be quite safe in asking this firm for any kind of Egyptian yarn they require, and being quite sure that their requirements would be met to their entire satisfaction."[1]

1954 Acquired by Fine Spinners and Doublers.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1924 British Empire Exhibition: Cotton Textile Industry
  2. The Times, July 12, 1954