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W. R. Nelson and Co

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of Murray Street, Belfast; Manufactory at Lurgan.

Manufacturers of Linen, Cambric and Cotton Handkerchiefs, Embroidered Handkerchiefs, Fancy Linens, &c.,

Established in 1863 by William Robert Nelson. Continued by J. Garnet Nelson (retired 1910).

Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1900.

1914 Directors: Rt. Hon. R. G. Glendinning (Chairman), James English, J.P., Robert Hefferon and John H. McCann. Premises: Extensive building erected 1910, 1911, equipped with the latest appliances. Staff: 325 to 350 clerical and factory hands.


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