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British Industrial History

1891 Cotton Mills in Mossley

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Mossley, Brookbottom, Micklehurst and Roaches (p137)



  • T. and W. B. Chadwick (and makers of grandrelles and reelers' tie yarn), Quickwood Dye Works, Quick-wood. Pay day second Wednesday.


  • Alfred Howard, (roller and clearer cloths, and printers' blankets), Castle Clough Mills, Micklehurst
  • Hugh Kershaw and Sons, (roller, clearer and washer cloths, dressing flannel, sizing, winders and printers' cloths, blankets, &c.), Spring Bank Mill, Bottoms. Pay day Thursday after second Wed.
  • George Lawton and Sons, Vale Mills, Micklehurst; Wright Mill, Roaches; and Diggle Mill, Saddleworth; 10,608 spindles; 138 looms, plain and fancy, Saxony, cricketing and shirting f lannels, &c. Letters should be addressed, Vale Mills, Micklehurst." London warehouse-6, Gutter lane, E.C. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams, " Micklehurst, Mossley."

See Also


Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory