English Spinners Ltd, spinners of Kraft yarns, Blackburn

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Minutes 1947-1958; ledgers 1950-1972; journal 1949-1967; annual accounts 1957-1981.

Administrative / Biographical History

English Spinners Ltd was a firm of textile spinners and manufacturers, incorporated in 1945. Initially at Turner Street Works, Blackburn, the company was acquired by A & S Henry & Co Ltd in 1949, and in the same year the works moved to Rockfield Mill, Blackburn. In the period c.1950-1955 the company started to specialise in the spinning of Kraft yarns and between 1955 and 1957 became a subsidiary of A& S Henry & Co (Dundee) Ltd. By 1966 the company had ceased trading.


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The records were deposited by A & S Henry & Co Ltd 1984-1993 (AccM/207, AccM/245, AccM/293).

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