Yorkshire textile industry 1948: incorporating the Yorkshire Textile Directory and the Engineer and Machine Makers' Advertiser

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    Publisher John Worrall Ltd
    Year of publication 1948

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills by Region > England > Yorkshire & Humberside

    Scope & contentThe publisher describes the book as 'compiled specially as an advertising medium for all who have goods and services to offer the textile industry of Yorkshire, and containing full particulars of all wool, worsted, cotton, silk and rayon spinners, manufacturers, bleachers, dyers, finishers, and other branches of the textile industry using power: fully indexed and classified. The directory covers five main areas: General Directory; Buying Section; Commercial Section; Statistical Section; Education. Each part has further subsections, although the subsections do not follow numerically by page number . General Directory: Index to towns and villages; Directory of manufacturing districts of Yorkshire; Classified list of trades; Yarn producers; Yarn processors; Finishing section (Cloth); Standard list of fabrics. Buying Section: Alphabetical index to advertisers; Buyers' guide, classified by product. Commercial Section: Annual holidays of principal Yorkshire towns 1948 and 1949; Annual holidays in order of date; British Chambers of Commerce Overseas; Commercial Diplomatic Offices; Glossary of textile fabrics; Research and testing; Textile Societies; United Kingdom Trade Commissioners and Imperial Trade Correspondents. Statistical Section: Consumption - Cotton and silk, Hair, Rayon, Wool; Exports - textiles; Imports of raw materials - textiles; Production and deliveries - Raw wool, Rayon yarn, Wool blankets, Worsted yarns, Woven wool fabrics; Supplies for home trade - cloth and yarn; Textile machinery - production and exports; Wholesale textile sales and stocks. Education: Technical Colleges and Institutes; Details of Diplomas, prizes, certificates, etc for textile students; The National Certificate Scheme. The Preface states that 'the scope of this publication is confined to actual power-using firms engaged in any process of textile spinning, manufacturing, finishing etc.'
    KeywordsYorkshire, Textiles, Dye, People, Catalogues, Archaeology & history

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    • Shelf location: Z00
    • Donor: Mildred Cookson