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  • The number of looms increased from 87,190 in 1890 to 154,600 in 1900.
  • Modern looms for the manufacture of woollens were introduced in 1861 and of cotton goods in 1874.
  • The manufacture of cotton goods was the chief sub-division of the industry, employing 153,375 spindles, 3008 looms and 1787 knitting machines.
  • The number of establishments in 1900 was 80, and in 1905, 127; the number of producing spindles in 1900 was 1,431,349, and in 1905, 2,864,092; and the number of looms in 1900, 42,663, and in 1905, 72,702.
  • In 1850 the number of spindles was 396,338 and of power looms 58; in 1905 the corresponding figures were 826,528 and 34,498.
 

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