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Werneth Spinning Co

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of Henley Street, Oldham.

1874 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1891 Directory (Oldham): Listed as cotton spinners and manufacturers. More details.

1946 Converted to a Public Limited Company, the firm occupied two adjacent mills on Henley Street, Featherstall Road, Oldham:[1]

  • Mill No. 1 had approximately 5,600 ring spindles and 58,000 mule spindles.
  • Mill No. 2 had approximately 65,000 mule spindles.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, March 20, 1946