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1891 Cotton Mills in Leigh and Bedford Leigh

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Leigh and Bedford Leigh (p111)

CALICO PRINTERS

  • Edward and Joseph Buckley, Limited, Brookside Works, West Leigh; Manchester warehouse-53, George street. Pay day first Tuesday in the month, 11 to 1. Telegrams, "Buckley, Hindley Green."William Buckley, managing director.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Jones Brothers and Co, Bedford New Mills; 53,000 spindles, 4011/708 twist, 468/968 weft; 970 looms, twills, shirtings and cambrics; Manchester warehouse-12, York st. Telegrams, "Jonbro, Leigh."
  • Mather Lane Spinning Co, Limited, Mather lane; 118,024 spindles, 4011/808 twist and weft. Telegrams, " Canal, Leigh, Lancashire." Telephone No., 3. John Parkinson, secretary'


SILK MANUFACTURERS

  • Samuel Brown, Brook Mill, High street; 460 looms, fancys; Manchester office-23, Lever street; London office-106, Cheapside. Pay day Friday.
  • George Griffin, Brewery lane, Bedford Leigh; 300 looms, figures, satins, ottomans, glaces, handkerchiefs, gros-grains, fancys, japanese and brocades; London warehouse-45, St. Paul's Churchyard. Telegrams, " Griffin, Leigh, Lancashire."
  • Charles Hilton and Son, Charles Street Silk Mill, Bedford Leigh; 200 looms, silk and mixed goods; Manchester warehouse-42, Spring gardens. Pay day last Thursday.

Astley. 3 miles E. from Leigh (p111)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS


Atherton. 2.5 miles N.N.E. from Leigh (p111)

COTTON SPINNERS

  • Lee Spinning Co, Dan Lane MillTootal Lee Co, Limited, proprietors- 50,000 spdls., 201/200, twist and weft, single arch twofold yarns in warp or bundle, sewing cpttons and grandrelles ; Manchester warehouse-56, Mosley st. Pay day last Friday. Telegrams, "Lespin, Atherton."

Glazebury. 3 miles S. from Leigh (p113)

  • Gill and Hartley (cotton good manufacturers), Glazebury Mills; 370 looms, satteens, nankeens, jeans, coutils, fancys and stay bindings; Manchester warehouse-79, Cannon street; London warehouse-120, Wood street, Cheapside, E.C.


Pennington. 4 mile S. from Leigh (p113)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Tyldesley. 2 miles E.N.E. from Leigh (p113)

COTTON SPINNERS AND' MANUFACTURERS

  • James Burton and Sons, Field and Tyldesley Mills; 157,196 spindles,508/608 twist, 32e/1008 weft; 570 looms, fine cambrics and shirtings; Manchester warehouse-4, Southgate. Pay day Saturday, for monthly accounts. Telegrams, " Rimmon, Tyldesley."

Sources of Information

Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners

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