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Bolton (p63)

BLEACHERS

Marked thus ^ are also Finishers.

  • Richard Ainsworth, Son and Co, Halliwell Bleach Works, Halliwell; Manchester office-Dolefield, Bridge street. Telegrams, "Ainsworth, Halliwell."
  • Blair and Sumner, Mill Hill Bleach Works, Little Bolton; Manchester office-Pool Fold Chambers, Chapel Walks, Cross street. Pay day Monday after last Friday; quarterly, first Wednesday after 14th February, May, August and November.
  • T. R. Bridson and Sons, Bolton Bleach Works-office address, 5, Chorley street; and Lever Bank Bleach Works, Little Lever; Manchester office-15, Dickinson street. Pay day first Monday after last Friday; quarterly, first Monday in second month of succeeding quarter. Telegrams, "Bridsons, Bleachers, Bolton."
  • D. Constantine and Son, Breightmet Bleach Works. Pay days-at works, last Wednesday, 10 to 12; at Manchester office, 16, Brazennose street, last Wednesday, 10 to 1.
  • Thomas Cross and Co, Mortfield Bleach Works, Little Bolton. Pay day Monday after last Friday; quarterly, second Monday in February, May, August and November.
  • Horridge and Co, Raikes Bleach Works; Manchester office-18, Brazennose street. Pay day last Friday. Telephone No., 44.
  • ^Knowles and Green, Undershore Bleach Works, Tonge. Pay day third Wednesday; quarterly, first Wednesday in February, May, August and November; Manchester warehouse-36, Fountain street.
  • ^William Makant, Gilnow Bleach Works. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, "Gilnow, Bolton." Telephone No., 62.
  • J. Marsden and Co, Burnden Bleach Works; and 12, Brazennose street, Manchester. Pay day last Saturday.
  • Nathan Ramsden and Co (and sizers), Harwood Vale; Manchester office-Four Yards, John Dalton street. Pay day-at works, Wednesday after first Tuesday; at Manchester, first Tuesday.
  • ^Slater and Co, Little Bolton Bleach Works; Manchester warehouse-30, Brazennose street.
  • John Waterhouse and Co, Tootel Bridge Bleach Works, Breightmet; Manchester office-27, Brazennose street. Pay day third Thursday at works, 10 to 12; second Tuesday 4t Manchester, 12 to 1.


CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Edmund Ashworth and Sons (and doublers and sewing cotton manufacturers), Egerton Mills, nr. Bolton; 62,900 spindles; Manchester warehouse-43, Fountain street; London warehouse-4, Wood Street Square, E.C. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams-" Ashworth, Bolton; " "Ashworth, London; " "Electric, Manchester."
  • Bamber and Co, Limited, Waterloo Mill, Halliwell rd.; and Mount Pleasant Mill; 50,000 spindles, 80°/1708 weft and twist, at Mount Pleasant Mill; 568/1108 weft and twist, at Waterloo Mill; combed and carded yarn; registered office at Waterloo Mill. Telegrams, " Bambers, Bolton."
  • Barlow and Jones, Limited, Albert, Prospect, Cobden and Egyptian Mills, Little Bolton; and Longlands Mill, Walmersley; 210,000 spindles, 308/1208 weft and twist; 1,300 looms; Manchester warehouse- 2, Portland street; London warehouse-10, Aldermanbury. Pay day second Wednesday; quarterly accounts, second Wed. in February, May, August and November. Telegrams, " Barlow, Bolton." Telephone No., 15.
  • John Bayley and Sons, Limited, Persian Mills, Bayley street; 99,000 spindles, 208/708 twist, 368/508 ring, throstle twist in warp and bundle. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams, " Bayleys, Bolton." Telephone No., 59. James C. Broadbent, sec.
  • Bond and Riley, Milton Mills, Haulgh; 800 looms, toilets, quilts, sheets, counterpanes, andc.; Manchester warehouse- Palace square. Pay day first Wednesday, from 4 to 5-30. Telephone Nos.-Bolton, 2; Manchester, 747.
  • John Butler, Alexandra Mill, Wolfenden st, Halliwell road; 34,500 spindles, 268/708 weft and twist; and warps for Bradford trade. Pay day second Wednesday. Telephone No., 110.
  • James Chadwick and Brother (sewing cotton and smallware manufacturers, and doublers), Eagley Mills, near Bolton; 50,000 spindles; Manchester warehouse- 7, Marsden square. Pay day second Wed, 10-30 to 12. Telegrams, "Chadwicks, Eagley."
  • Joseph Crook and Co, Eagle Mill, John street; 50,000 spindles, 505/708 twist and weft (large cop). Pay day every Wed. Telegrams, "Cop, Bolton." Telephone No., 114.
  • Joshua Crook and Sons, Limited (and doublers), Blackburn Street Mill, Blackburn st; 34,000 spindles, 508/908 twist and weft; 400 looms, shirtings, cambrics, velvets, dimities, twills and satteens; Manchester warehouse- 4, Norfolk street. Pay day every Wednesday. Telegrams, " Crookson, Bolton." George H. Crook, sec.
  • Peter Crook Limited, Robin Hood Mills, Lever street; 80,000 spindles, 408/808 weft and twist. Pay day first Wednesday in second month. Telegrams, " Robin, Bolton." Telephone No., 40.
  • Crosses and Winkworth, Limited, Rose Hill, The Pike and Gilnow Mills; 325,430 spindles, 208/808 carded and combed. Pay day first Wednesday in second month from date of invoice, 10 to 12, at Lever street. Telegrams, " Crosses, Bolton." Telephone Nos.-Bolton, 7; Manchester, 887. E. F. Cross, secretary.
  • German Street Mill Co., Derby street; 730 looms, satteens, shirtings and plain goods; Manchester warehouse-14 and 16, George street. Telephone No., 900.
  • Greenhalgh and Shaw (and doublers), Halliwell Mills, New road, Halliwell; 76,000 spindles, X08/808 weft and twist, combed and carded yarns. Pay day second Wednesday, 10 to 12. Telegrams, " Shaw, Bolton."
  • John Haslam and Co, Limited (spinners and warp manufacturers), Halliwell Cotton Works, Lark Hill; 103,248 spindles, 20'/708 weft and twist; Manchester warehouse-14 and 16, George at. Pay day last Wed. Telegrams, 11 Squirrels, Bolton."
  • John Hebden and Son, Vernon Mills; 62,496 spindles, 808/130' combed doubling wefts, 70'/110' twist. Pay dqy second Wednesday. Telegrams, " Hebden, Bolton."
  • George Hodgkinson and Sons, Hilton Mills, Bridgeman street; 875 looms, fancy goods; Manchester warehouse-105, Portland at. Pay day second Tuesday. Telegrams, "Ekowe, Manchester; " " Hodgkinson, Bolton."
  • Holdsworth Brothers, New Stone Mill, Higher Bridge street, Little Bolton; spindles,20'/60'water twist, 20'/608 mule twist and weft. Telegrams, "Holdsworth Bros., Bolton." Telephone No., 22.
  • Jabez Johnson and Co, Moor Mills, Parrot street; about 6,000 spindles; 650 looms, quiltings, toilet and satin covers, toiletings, andc; Manchester ware house-44, Spring gardens. Telegrams, "Jabez Johnson's, Bolton"; "Zebag, Manchester."
  • Kay and Sons, Ltd. (and doublers), Globe Gareide street; 12,000 spindles. Pay day last Friday.
  • George Knowles and Sons Ltd. (and reelers and warpers), Peel Mills, Turton street, Little Bolton; 133,764 spindles, 12'/1208 weft and twist and thread yarn carded and combed. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, " Minerva, Bolton." John Watmough, secretary.
  • William Knowles and Son, Round Hill Mills, Turton street, Bolton; and Hartford Mills, Great Lever; 69,500 spindles, 40' twist and weft, carded and combed,to 115' weft. Pay day third Wed. for monthly accounts, and first Wed. in February, May, August and November, for quarterly accounts. Telegrams, "Hartford, Bolton." Telephone No., 8 -also Telegrams, "Knowles, Bolton"; Telephone No., 75.
  • Sydney Marsland and Co, Rumworth Cotton Works; 31,000 spindles, 808/140" weft. Pay day Wednesday after first Tuesday, 10 to 12.
  • Mill Hill Spinning Co, Mill Hill, Little Bolton; 77,720 spindles, 228/608 twist and weft. Pay day last Thursday in following month. T. Thistle.thwaite, secretary.
  • James Naylor, 72, Cannon street; 6 power looms, 24 hand looms, alhambras.
  • Thomas Pearson and Son, Bradshaw Field Mill; and Victoria and Phoenix Mills, Dean street, Little Bolton; 3,000 spindles; 420 looms, marseilles, alhambras, toilets, honeycombs, quiltings, andc.; Manchester warehouse-54, Church st. Pay day Monday after last Friday. Telephone Nos.- Bolton, 11; Manchester, 707.
  • John Royston (doubler), Perseverance Mill, Halliwell road, Little Bolton; 22,630 spindles, counts - doubled 408/2209. Pay day monthly, third Wed., following month; quarterly, first Wed., month but one after.
  • Salmon and Taylor (and warpers and reelers), Middle Brook Mills, Gilnow; 41,300 spindles, Bolton numbers, 408/608 twist and weft. Pay day third Wednesday, 10-30 to 12-30. Telephone 10.,121.
  • Charles Taylor and Brothers, Ltd. (and warpers and reelers), Croft Mills, Brownlow Fold, Halliwell; 44,500 spindles, 328/608. Pay day first Wednesday 10 to 12. Telegrams, " Taycroft, Bolton." Telephone No., 123. Joseph Rigby, secretary.
  • John Thomasson and Son, Mill Hill, Little Bolton; 45,000 spindles, 408/509 weft and twist. Pay day first Saturday in the following month; quarterly, last Saturday in January, April, July and Oct. Telegrams, " Thomasson, Bolton."
  • William Tristram, Peak's Place Cotton Works, Halliwell road; 35,856 spindles, 249/1008 weft, 609/709 twist; 900 looms, jacconettes, shirtings, twills, mulls, andc.; Manchester warehouse-33, Chorlton street. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, " Tristram, Bolton."
  • Walker and Brown, Clyde Mill, Halliwell road, Little Bolton; 27,500 spindles, 409/709 twist, 409/809 weft. Pay day last Wednesday.
  • William Young, Derby Mill, High street; 31,552 spindles, 508/708 twist, 509/1009 weft. Telegrams, " Young, Spinner, Bolton."


DYERS

  • H. Foster and Sons (and warp sizers), Bury Street Dye Works, Little Bolton. Taylor Thomas, Brookfield Dye Works, Tonge Bridge.


HOSIERY MANUFACTURERS

  • Rothwell Hosiery Co, Limited; all kinds of ladies', gentlemen's and children's hosiery; and pure natural wool underclothing, in shirts, pants, combinations, vests, drawers, overshirts, hose and half-hose. The sole manufacturers of the celebrated "Boltonian" elastic-ribbed underclothing, in silk, cotton, wool and merino, Victoria Mill, Bridgeman st. Warehouses- Bridgeman place, Bolton; and 62, Aldermanbury, London, E.C. Telegrams, "Hosiery, Bolton."


SIZERS

Ainsworth. 2.5 miles N.E. from Bolton (p69)

CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON MANUFACTURERS

Astley Bridge and Sharples. 2.5 miles N. from Bolton (p69)

BLEACHERS

Marked thus * are also Finishers.

  • Eden and Thwaites, Waters Meeting Bleach Works, Sharples; Manchester warehouse-5, York street. Pay day last Wednesday. Telegrams, "Edens, Bolton." Telephone No., 131.
  • Longworth and Co, Springfield Bleach Works, Sharples; Manchester warehouse-5, Velvet st. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams, "Longworth, Bleachers, Eagley."


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Belmont. 6.5 miles N.W. from Bolton (p69)

BLEACHERS

Bromley Cross. 2.5 miles N. from Bolton (p69)

CALICO PRINTERS

  • James Hardcastle and Co. (and bleachers), Bradshaw Bleach, Print and Dye Works, near Bromley Cross Station; Manchester warehouse-87, Mosley street. Pay day first Tuesday,- 12 to 1. Telegraph station- Bromley Cross. Telephone No.,85.

Darcy Lever. 1 miles E. from Bolton (p69)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • J. A. Brown and Co, Hacken Mills; 500 looms, quiltings, jacconettes, cambrics, shirtings, printers, fancy muslins, lens, andc. Pay day first Wednesday.
  • William Gray and Son, Lever Bridge Mills; 21,000 spindles, 608/1058 weft, 568/658 twist; 420 looms, fine jacconettes and cambrics. Pay day quarterly, in February, May, August and November. Telegrams, "Gray and Son, Darcy Lever." Postal address-Eastwood, Bolton.

Edgworth. 5 miles N. from Bolton (p69)

COTTON MANUFACTURERS

Entwistle. 6 miles N. from Bolton (p71)

CALICO PRINTERS

Great Lever. 1.5 miles S. from Bolton (p71)

BLEACHERS

  • John Smith, Junior and Co, Great Lever Bleach Works. Pay day last Wednesday; Manchester office-42, Kennedy st. Telegrams, " Smith, Moses Gate."


COTTON SPINNERS

  • Ainsworth Brothers and Co, Limited, Weston st; 64,366 spindles, 89/809 twist and weft, extra quality. Telegrams, " Ainsworth Brothers, Bolton."
  • John Harwood and Son, Woodside Mills; 94,808 spindles, 409/809 twist and weft; and Cobden Mill, Moses Gate. Pay day last Wednesday in following month. Telephone No., 17.

Horwich. 5 miles W.N.W. from Bolton (p71)

BLEACHERS AND FINISHERS

  • Jolly and Jackson, Vale Bleach Works. Pay day second Tuesday, 12-30 to 1-30, at Manchester office-26, Brown street.
  • John Longworth, Norwich Bleach Works. Pay day first Tuesday, 2-30 to 3 p.m., at 20, Brazennose street, Manchester.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Little Lever. 3 miles E.S.E. from Bolton (p71)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Longworth. 3.5 miles N.N.W. from Bolton (p71)

COTTON SPINNERS

Lostock. 4.5 miles W. from Bolton (p71)

COTTON SPINNERS

Turton. 4 miles N. from Bolton (p71)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

  • Thomas Appleton and Co, Turton and Bradshaw Works; Manchester office-36, Fountain street. Pay day first Friday Slater George and James, Dunscar Bleach Works, near Bolton. Telegrams to Egerton.


CALICO PRINTERS

  • Robert Walker and Sons, Quarlton Vale Print Works. Pay day first Tuesday, 12 to 1, at 37, Dickinson street, Manchester.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • J. and T. Garnett, Cox Green Mills; 48,000 spindles, 208/408twist and weft; 690 looms, India and China shirtings. Telegrams, "Garnett, Bromley Cross." Nearest railway station, Bromley Cross.


HOSIERY MANUFACTURERS

Westhoughton. 5 miles W.S.W. from Bolton (p73)

CALICO PRINTER

  • Thomas Welch, Green Vale Print Works. Pay day first Tuesday after the 15th.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS


HOSIERY MANUFACTURERS


SILK MANUFACTURER

See Also

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Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory