Catalogue description Eckersleys Ltd

This record is held by Archives: Wigan & Leigh

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Reference: D/DY Eck
Title: Eckersleys Ltd

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Date: 1874-1962
Held by: Archives: Wigan & Leigh, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Eckersleys Ltd

Physical description: 5 SERIES
Custodial history:

Acc. 1546

Administrative / biographical background:

Eckersleys Ltd was formed in 1901 with the amalgamation of James Eckersley and sons, Ltd. and Farrington Eckersley and Co., Ltd.. The spinning of coarse American yarns took place at Swan Meadow and Western Mills, Wigan.


Eckersleys were also noted for cloth manufacture.


They operated under the trade marks of 'cat-head', 'Robert Orme' and 'Eckersleys'.

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