Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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of Lostock Junction Mills, Lostock, Bolton, Lancs

  • 1800 Company established.
  • 1914 Cotton spinners. Specialities: the spinning of fine, super-combed sea island yarns, suitable for lace, muslin, harness twine, sewing thread etc. Employees 1,200. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book