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The Gregs of Quarry Bank Mill: The Rise and Decline of a Family Firm, 1750-1914. By Mary B. Rose. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. xv + 169 pp. Illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $34.50.
Reviewed by David J. Jeremy
This is a concise, clearly organized, and well-written history of a famous family firm in the Lancashire cotton industry The business has attracted attention because of its longevity, the survival of many of its family and company papers, and the preservation of one of its early factories, Quarry Bank Mill, by the National Trust. The present work derives from the author's doctoral thesis.
The Greg experience exemplifies the fate of many family …