The manufacture of serge was considerable early in the 19th century.
Serge is manufactured in Ashburton, and there are breweries, paint factories and saw-mills.
In 1798 the town mills were converted into a woollen manufactory, which up to recent times produced large quantities of cloth, and the serge manufacture was introduced early in the 19th century.
Of the other churches of Angers, the principal are St Serge, an abbey-church of the 12th and 15th centuries, and La Trinite (12th century).
A neighbouring centre of the serge industry is the urban district of Buckfastleigh (pop. 2520), 3 m.
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De Russie) 1902; Serge Tatischeff, Alexandre I.
Shoe-making, tanning, agricultural trade, tin-plating, and the manufacture of confectionery and cider have superseded the former large woollen and serge industries.
C. 1367) refers in a posthumous poem called Dita mundi to the " noble serge " which Ireland sent to Italy, and fine mantles of Irish frieze are mentioned in a list of goods exported from England to Pope Urban VI.
SERGE JULIEVICH WITTE, Count (1849-), Russian statesman, was born at Tiflis, where his father (of Dutch extraction) was a member of the Viceregal Council of the Caucasus.