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1891 Cotton Mills in Chorley

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Chorley (p85)

BLEACHER


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Avenue Mills Co., Ltd; 460 looms, Indian shirtings. Manchester office-41, Corporation street. Pay day last Friday.
  • Nixon and Killick, Moor Mill; 33,028 spindles, 288/408 weft and twist; 538 looms, Indian shirtings; Manchester office-41, Corporation street. Pay day last Friday.
  • Rice and Co, Limited, Croft Mill; 560 looms, checks and stripes; Manchester warehouse-81B, Mosley street. Pay day first Saturday after the 20th of each month. Telegrams, "Rico, Manchester." Telephone No., 1311.

Adlington. 3 miles S. from Chorley (p87)

BLEACHERS

  • Davies and Eckersley, Limited, (and finishers), Huyton Bleach Works; Manchester office-1, St. James' square. Telegrams, "Deandee, Adlington;" " Deandee, Manchester."


CALICO PRINTERS

  • Pin Croft Dyeing and Printing Co. (and bleachers, finishers, &c.); Manchester office-64, Faulkner street. Telegrams, "Blues, Manchester." Telephone No., 1006, Manchester.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Birkacre. 21 miles S.E. from Chorley (p87)

BLEACHERS AND CALICO PRINTERS

  • Birkacre Co, Limited, Birkacre Works; Manchester warehouse - 42, Portland street. Telegrams, "Macthom, Birkacre"; and "Macthom, Manchester." Telephone No., 281.


Eccleston. 5 miles W. from Chorley (p87)

COTTON MANUFACTURERS


Euxton. 3 miles W. from Chorley (p87)

COTTON SPINNER

Heapey. 21 miles N.E. from Chorley (p87)

BLEACHERS, DYERS AND FINISHERS


Wheelton, Withnell, and Brinscall (p87)

WHEELTON is 3 miles N. N. E. from CHORLEY.

WITHNELL is 5 miles N.E. from CHORLEY.

BRINSCALL is 4 miles N.E. from CHORLEY.

CALICO PRINTER

  • Christopher Wood, Brinscall Works, Brinscall; Manchester office-25, Portland street. Telegrams to Brinscall Station, via Blackburn.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Peter Todd and Co, Victoria Mills, Wheelton; 30,000 spindles, 708/1208 weft; 1,090 looms, brocades,stripes, spots, &c.; and at 99A, Portland street, Manchester. Pay day every Monday. Telegrams, "Todds, Wheelton, Chorley." Telephone No., 3, Chorley. Goods to Heapey Station.

Whittle-le-Woods. 2.5 miles N. from Chorley (p87)

CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON MANUFACTURERS

  • Kern Mills Manufacturing Co, Limited, Kern. 642 looms, jacconettes, mulls, plain and.ooms, checks, lenos, satteens, fine shirtings Mill, stripes, &c. Pay day first Wed. Telephone 11 Whittle-le-Woods."

Sources of Information

Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners

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