A history of Lincoln Mills (Australia) Ltd, 1922-1962
Lincoln Hills was born in humble surroundings in the backyard of a house in Lygon street, Carlton, in Melbourne. In 1913 Mrs Thomas Neville Rowlands, the wife of the founder, began working on two flat knitting machines in her home with two or three women to help her. Her husband was then a wood cartage contractor to the El Dorado gold mine in the Bendigo area. The Australian wool textile industry goes back to the 1860s and 1870s. As the gold rush boom faded, consumer industries grew,...[Show more]
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