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Shoddy and mungo manufacture

its development, ancillary processes,methods and machinery.

by Norman Cecil Gee

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Published by Emmott in Manchester .
Written in English


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Pagination166p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18853601M

manufacturers, Dewsbury, Complaint Book [] C – Textile Manufacturers’ Waste Company limited, Bradford, accounts [] Mungo and Shoddy Manufacturers, Guiseley, records [] Senior Family lecture Notes for Textile Design Courses []. Both shoddy and mungo find their way into a very large proportion of woolen goods, such as linings, rugs, wraps and heavy overcoating, druggets, blankets and satinets. "Shoddy " was formerly a term of opprobrium in connection with woolen manufactures - the bad name being obtained during the war - but it is now recognized as a material of great.

  Formerly, shoddy cloth was “used only for padding, and such like purposes, but now blankets, flushings, druggets, carpets, and table covers, cloth for pilot and Petersham great” coats, &c., are either wholly or partly made of shoddy, which, in fact, is “occasionally worn by beautiful woollen table covers are made wholly of shoddy, being printed by aqua-fortis from designs. 'Shoddy' definition with manufacturers. Free listing for companies. What is "Shoddy" - Definition & Explanation. Recycled or remanufactured wool. Historically generated from loosely woven materials. Benjamin Law invented shoddy and mungo, as such, in England in He was the first to organise, on a larger scale, the.

Adulteration Of s have been for years past largely adulterated with refuse fibers called "shoddy and mungo;" also known under the terms of "extracts" and "flocks."It is truly wonderful the manner and to the degree which this dust can be mixed with chemicals in order to give it sufficient tenuity for practice is now more largely in vogue than ever, for there is hardly. Shoddy and Mungo Manufacture by Norman C Gee, published in at Emmott & Co: Manchester To learn about the rag trade (that served the massive surge in textile recycling around the Heavy Woollen district between ) there are few publications to rival this one.


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Shoddy and mungo manufacture by Norman Cecil Gee Download PDF EPUB FB2

The shoddy and mungo industries became the mainstay of the woollen produce of Batley, Heckmondwyke, Dewsbury and Ossett, the towns at the centre of the “Heavy Woollen Industry”.

ByBatley alone contained between 50 and 60 shoddy or mungo mills with about 3, power looms engaged in weaving the shoddy cloth. SHODDY MANUFACTURE. This has recently become a large and important branch of industry in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Shoddy and mango are the strange names given to two varieties of rag wool; the one being obtained from old blankets, carpets, flannel, and worsted stockings ; and the other from tailors' cuttings and worn-out woollen garments.

The making of shoddy and mungo is a similar process to the making of woolen and worsted, once the rags had been ground up and processed into yarn. Batley and Dewsbury were the major centers for the rag Shoddy and mungo manufacture book and sorting business, as well as the manufacturer of shoddy and : Rex Stetson.

The object was to manufacture a cheap cloth which could be made into products and clothes. It was also known as Rag-Wool. An even finer shredding process produced what was called Mungo.

Shoddy was first made in Batley, Yorkshire, by, it is believed, Benjamin Law, and its production quickly spread to surrounding textile towns in the area.

This was figured out by his nephews several years later and was called "mungo". By35, pounds of rag were being sorted and processed into yarn to make "mungo" and "shoddy". The making of shoddy and mungo is a similar process to the making of woolen and worsted, once the rags had been ground up and processed into yarn.

These books explain the basic processing of rags in the industry very well. What follows is how it was done from the shop floor between and Henry Day & Sons Ltd ultimately had a vertical shoddy and mungo manufacturing company, which included sorting, carbonizing, dying, blending and pulling.

The manufacturing ceased inshoddy Recycled or remanufactured wool. Historically generated from loosely woven materials. Benjamin Law invented shoddy and mungo, as such, in England in He was the first to organise, on a larger scale, the activity of taking old clothes and grinding them down into a fibrous state that could be re-spun into yarn.

3 GLOVER and ELLIS Ltd, GEDHAM MILLS, Yorkshire, England Manufacturers of mungo and shoddy, or reprocessed or reclaimed wool from old rags.

The Story of a ‘ Mungo’ Family in the early Richard D. Glover. INTRODUCTION With this study I have tried to bring the technical side of the business of mungo manufacturing together with. Benjamin Parr, junior () was the son of Benjamin Parr and Elizabeth Sheard (the sister of Benjamin Law's second wife, Lydia Sheard).

His brother, George, was the inventor of mungo. The Jubbs were major manufacturers of shoddy in Batley and at least two of the children of Benjamin Law rented property from the Jubbs. The mill was built afterbut before and is shown in the picture and map below.

It can be seen from the sign on the gate that the mill was run by James Mark Briggs and Sons, Mungo and Shoddy manufacturers.

At some stage, the firm of J.E. Glover, also mungo and shoddy manufacturers occupied Greenfield Mill. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features The History of the Shoddy-trade: Its Rise, Progress, and Present Position present principal probably produced progress qualities quantity question rags raised range referred regards respects result shillings shoddy manufacture stocks.

The Heavy Woollen District is named from the heavyweight cloth manufactured in the area in West Yorkshire, England. Dewsbury, Batley, Heckmondwike and Ossett are at the core of the area while Liversedge, Gomersal, Gildersome, Birkenshaw, Mirfield, Cleckheaton, Morley, Tingley, East Ardsley, Birstall and Horbury are peripheral.

The manufacture of wool cloth for clothing, blankets, rope and. Shoddy and mungo manufacture was, by the s, a huge industry in West Yorkshire, particularly in and around the Batley and Dewsbury areas. It created a huge demand for rags and waste wool, and made clothes much more affordable.

Add tags for "Shoddy and mungo manufacture: its development, ancillary processes, methods and machinery". Be the first. The making of shoddy and mungo is a similar process to the making of woollen and worsted, once the rags had been ground up and processed into yarn.

Batley and Dewsbury were the major centres for the rag collecting and sorting business, as well as the manufacturer of shoddy and mungo. Try the new Google Books.

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The manufacture of wool for clothing and blankets and rope and twine continues in the area though at a much reduced level. London is the principal market. Shoddy and mungo, viz. the rags in the prepared state, are largely imported from the continent of Europe. You can find the whole article here.

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The shoddy manufacturers in the north of England were loathe to take up the 'second-rate' meaning and northern newspapers continued to proudly offer 'shoddy goods' for sale throughout the late s.

Eventually though they had to give up the battle as 'shoddy' became .This led to the rise of the mungo and shoddy industry – a way of repurposing discarded woollen garments. InBenjamin Law of West Yorkshire found a way of using rags to produce new fibres, by grinding up woollen waste fabrics on a rag machine.THE Wool Industries Research Association has recently prepared "F.I.O.S.

Overall Report No. 9: The German Wool Industry during the period " London: H.M. Stationery Office, ).