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York Street Flax Spinning Co

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of York Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

of Henry Street, Belfast (1914)

1830 Company established by Andrew Mulholland.

1864 Company sold to the present proprietors and incorporated as a limited company. The company was registered on 12 September. [1]

1880 Belfast / Ulster Street Directory - No. 114. York Street Flax Spinning Co., carrier's entrance.

1888 Company reconstructed.

1914 Flax spinners, power loom linen and linen thread manufacturers, linen merchants, bleachers, dyers and finishers. Employees 300. [2]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Damask Table Linen, House-keeping Linens, Fancy Linens, Handkerchiefs, etc. The Irish Linen Guild. (Stand Nos. T.9 and T.22) [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 187
  • [1] Lennon Wylie