Apperly, Curtis & Co

Apperly, Curtis & Co., Ltd

Woollen cloth manufacturers, Dudbridge Mills. Founded in 1794 by John Apperly, succeeded in 1837 by his sons James & David Apperly and by (Sir) Alfred Apperly in 1872.

Large additions to the weaving shed were opened in 1910 by the Countess Bathurst.

A new boiler and heater was installed in 1911.

Stroud News 24th November 1911

Electric power was installed in 1912 and opened by the Duchess of Beaufort.

Stroud News 20th September 1912
Stroud News 20th September 1912

 

Stroud News 20th September 1912

 

Stroud News 20th September 1912