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W. B. White and Sons

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1917. From Worrall’s Yorkshire Textile Directory
1917. From Worrall’s Yorkshire Textile Directory
1924. White and Sons Circular Box Loom with White's Patent Repp Edge Motion.

W. B. White and Sons of Red Scar Loom Works, Colne, Lancs

1849 Company established.

1899 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1914 Textile machinists. Specialities: power looms, plain cir box and drop box dobbies, shedding motions, winding, splitting and dressing frames, cloth folding, cloth brushing and cloth pressing machines, springs, spindles, weft forks, shuttle tongues etc. Employees 200. [1]

1917 Advert. Makers of looms and preparing machinery for cotton, linen and worsted goods. [2]

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