Patons and Baldwins

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Patons and Baldwins was a leading British manufacturer of knitting yarn.wikipedia
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It was an original constituent of the FT 30 index of leading companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Coats Group

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In 1961, the company was merged with J & P Coats Ltd.
In 1961 a merger with Patons and Baldwins created Coats Patons.

Tasmanian soccer championship

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The club was state champion in 1926 and 1930, and won the Northern Premier League 10 times between 1925 and 1958.

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The factory in Tasmania operated the Patons & Baldwins Soccer Club, a football club that played in the local Northern Premier League.

Spring Hall

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In 1951, the headquarters of the business was relocated from Spring Hall, Halifax to a 140-acre site in Darlington, County Durham, where a single-storey factory employing 4,000 people was developed at a cost of £7.5 million.
It was purchased in 1938 by the Halifax knitting yarn firm of Patons and Baldwins.

United Kingdom

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Patons and Baldwins was a leading British manufacturer of knitting yarn.

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Patons and Baldwins was a leading British manufacturer of knitting yarn.

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Patons and Baldwins was a leading British manufacturer of knitting yarn.

London Stock Exchange

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It was an original constituent of the FT 30 index of leading companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Halifax, West Yorkshire

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The business began as two separate companies: J & J Baldwin and Partners, founded in the late 1770s by James Baldwin of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, and John Paton Son and Co., founded in 1814 by John Paton of Alloa, Scotland.

West Yorkshire

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The business began as two separate companies: J & J Baldwin and Partners, founded in the late 1770s by James Baldwin of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, and John Paton Son and Co., founded in 1814 by John Paton of Alloa, Scotland.

England

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The business began as two separate companies: J & J Baldwin and Partners, founded in the late 1770s by James Baldwin of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, and John Paton Son and Co., founded in 1814 by John Paton of Alloa, Scotland.

Alloa

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The business began as two separate companies: J & J Baldwin and Partners, founded in the late 1770s by James Baldwin of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, and John Paton Son and Co., founded in 1814 by John Paton of Alloa, Scotland.

Scotland

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The business began as two separate companies: J & J Baldwin and Partners, founded in the late 1770s by James Baldwin of Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, and John Paton Son and Co., founded in 1814 by John Paton of Alloa, Scotland.

Spinning mule

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Both men had formed their businesses using the spinning mule developed by Samuel Crompton.

Samuel Crompton

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Both men had formed their businesses using the spinning mule developed by Samuel Crompton.

Wool

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The two companies merged in 1920 and diversified into producing wool for home knitters, as well as publishing knitting patterns under the "Patons Rose" and "Baldwins Beehive" trademarks.

Knitting pattern

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The two companies merged in 1920 and diversified into producing wool for home knitters, as well as publishing knitting patterns under the "Patons Rose" and "Baldwins Beehive" trademarks.

Northern England

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Billingham

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Jarrow

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Canada

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

New Zealand

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Launceston, Tasmania

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Tasmania

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By the mid-1930s, the company had establishments across Scotland and Northern England, including factories at Billingham and Jarrow, as well as in Canada, New Zealand, and a large factory in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.