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1891 Cotton Mills in Rochdale

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Rochdale (p177)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

Marked thus ^ are Bleachers and Sizers.

  • Samuel Heap and Son (and fullers and finishers), Caldershaw Mills, Rooley Moor road, Rochdale; and Bentfield Mill, Greenfield. Pay day last Wednesday. Telegrams, "Caldershaw, Rochdale."
  • Richard Holroyd and Co. (and warp sizers), Hamer lane, Rochdale; Piercy street, Ancoats, Manchester; and Garden Vale, Colne; Manchester office-lA, Clarence street, Albert square.
  • James Smith and Sons, Limited (dyers), Marland Dye Works, near Rochdale; and doublers, &c., at Phoenix Mills, Heywood, where all letters are to be addressed; Manchester warehouse-15, Palace street. Telegrams, "Grandrelle, Hey-wood."
  • Matthew Stuttard and Co Ltd. (warp sizers), Bridge Field Works; and at Whitworth and Walsden. Pay day last Wednesday, 2 to 4. Manchester office-5A, Marsden st. Telegrams,"Stuttard, Rochdale."


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Arkwright Cotton Spinning Co., Limited, Cook street, Hamer; 49,000 mule spindles, 26,000 ring spindles, 300/408 mule twist, 208/368 ring twist, 228/428 weft. Telegrams, "Arkwright, Rochdale." Telephone No., 53. James B. Cocks, manager; Samuel M. Turner, secretary. Railway address- "Wardleworth, Rochdale."
  • John Bright and Brothers, Limited, (and carpet manufacturers), Fieldhouse Mills, Whitworth road; 50,000 spindles, 48/408 twist and weft; 1,000 looms, ticks, checks, regattas, &c.; and at Harpurhey. Pay day second Thursday. Telegrams, "Brights, Rochdale."
  • Circular Pillow Co, Rhodes Shed; 250 looms, pillow slips, bed ticks, &c. Pay day second Wednesday.
  • Crawford Spinning Co Ltd, Crawford street; 170,000 spindles, 288/548 weft, 288/408 twist. Pay day third Wednesday. Telephone No., 29. James Clegg, manager; Edward T. Hoyle, secretary.
  • Eagle Spinning Co, Limited, Lowerplace; 86,000 mule and ring spindles. Pay day last Friday. Joseph Waller, manager ; W. H. Waller, see.
  • Hamer Hall New Mill Co, Hamer Hall; 15,000 spindles, 248/368 bundles. Pay day last Friday. Telephone No., 18B.
  • Haynes Street Mill Co., Haynes street; 50 looms, linen and cotton ticks, cotton and waste sheeting, checks and grandrill shirting, flannelettes, satteens, &c.
  • Eli Higham, Castleton Lower Mills; 7,500 spindles, 68/128 superior hard waste yarn (cops or bundles); and Wood Nook and Lodge Mills, Accrington; Manchester office-17A, Mosley street. Telegrams, "Higham, Rochdale." Goods address "Castleton Station."
  • Hoyle, Petrie and Co, Grove Mills, Lincoln street; 23,000 spindles, 88/368 weft, 88/248 warps; 500 looms, domestics, T cloths and shirtings; Manchester warehouse-47A, Portland street. Pay day last Wednesday. Telephone Nos.-Manchester, 1148; Rochdale, 19.
  • James King and Sons, Moss Mills, Oldham road; 50,000 spindles, 88/408 weft, 88/308 twist; 900 looms, fustians, checks, drills, regattas, &c. Manchester warehouse-32, Charlotte street. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, "Kings, Rochdale." Telephone No., 22.
  • Levi Lumb, Brotherod Mills, Spotland; 18,000 spindles, 168/248 warp. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams, "Lumb, Rochdale."
  • Moss Spinning Co., Limited, Woodbine street; 107,000 spindles, 208/508 twist, 208/708 weft. Pay day second Wednesday, 10 to 12. Telegrams, "Majestic, Rochdale." Telephone No., 72. Joseph Mills, Manager; David E. Ormerod, secretary.
  • Oxford Mill Co. (Rochdale), Limited, Oxford and Park Mills; 1,500 looms, domestics, twills and shietings. Pay day second Thursday. Telephone No., 36. Letters to Oxford Mill. Goods to Wardlewcrth Station.
  • John Pilling, Norwich Street and Wellfield Mills; 40,000 spindles, 188/328 twist, 148/408 weft; 1,500 looms, mexicans, twills, printers, shirtings, &c.; Manchester warehouse-8, Mosley street. Pay day last Wed. Telegrams, "Pilot, Rochdale."
  • Radcliffe Brothers, Moss Hall Mill; 16,400 spindles, 128/408 twist and weft; 430 looms. Pay day last Friday, by cheque. Manchester office-20, Faulkner street.
  • Standard Spinning Co, Limited; 101,508 spindles, 128/248 and 508/708 weft, 128/508 twist. Pay day third Wednesday. Telephone No., 58. John Shepherd, manager; A. Ashworth, secretary.
  • Townhead Mill Co, North lane, Townhead; and Duke Street Mills; 80,000 spindles, 328/408 mule twist. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, "Town-head, Rochdale." Telephone No., 13.
  • Samuel Turner and Co Limited, Clod Mill, Spotland; 1,040 looms, velvets, velveteens, fancys, angola unions, &c.; Manchester warehouse-57, Portland street. Pay day third Wednesday, 10 to 12. Telegrams, "Spotland, Rochdale." Telephone Nos.-Rochdale, 3; Manchester, 1294.
  • Union Manufacturing Co., Limited, Castleton Gales; 1,400 looms, fine shirtings and printers. Pay day second Wednesday in each month. Manchester warehouse-26, Pall Mall. Telegrams, "Union Manufacturing Co., Rochdale." Thomas Dux. bury, manager; James Tattersall, salesman; Samuel Milne, secretary.
  • Edmund Wild (doubler, bleacher and dyer), Walker Street Yarn Works; 128/308 grandrelle and other tie yarns.
  • J. and J. Windsor Lark Field Mill, Bedford street; 262 looms, domestics, checks and stripes. Pay day every Tuesday, 3 to 4, at 4, Parker street, Portland street, Manchester.
  • Wood and Waddington, Alma Mill, Princess street; 260 looms, domestics, mexicans, flannelettes, oxfords, harvards, ticks, lustres and twills; Manchester warehouse-17, Rook street, York street.


FULLERS AND FINISHERS

  • John Tunnicliffe and Son (and dyers), Clover Croft Works, Hamer lane. Pay day last Wednesday. Telegrams, "Tunnicliffe, Rochdale."


SILK SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS


WOOL SCOURERS


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

Plain and Fancy Flannels, Baines, Blankets, &c.

  • Littlewood and Heape, Smith Street Works; 248 looms, flannels. Pay day third Wednesday, 2-30 to 4. Telegrams, "Leawood, Rochdale." Telephone No., 15.
  • William Shaw and Sons (plain and fancy flannels), Vale Mills; warehouse-John street. Pay day third Monday, 2-80 to 4. Telegrams, "Shaw, Rochdale." Telephone No., 20.

Bagslate. 2 miles W.N.W. from Rochdale (p181)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Norden. 3 miles W.N.W. from Rochdale (p181)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Norden Manufacturing Co Ltd; 300 looms, cords, moles, imperials, angolas, &c.; Manchester address-box 241, Royal Exchange. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, "Norden Co., Norden." William Taylor- manager; John Grey, secretary.


FULLERS AND FINISHERS


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

Cheesden. 5 miles W.N.W. from Rochdale

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Bamford. 2.5 miles W. from Rochdale (p183)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS


FULLER AND FINISHER


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

Castleton. 2.5 miles S.W. from Rochdale (p183)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

  • Samuel Barlow and Co. Limited (and makers and finishers of bookbinders' cloth), Stakehill Works; Manchester office-68, Major street. Pay day first Wednesday after second Tuesday, 9 to 12-30, at Stakehill; and second Tuesday, 12 to 1, at Manchester. Letters to Castleton. Telegrams to Manchester office. James W. Bentley, secretary; also at Moston Mill, Newton Heath.


CALICO PRINTERS

  • Daniel Lee and Co, Castleton Print Works; Manchester warehouse-55, Fountain street. Pay days first and second Friday, in Manchester.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Samuel O'Neill, Linden Mill; 4,500 doubling spindles; 538 looms, velvets. Pay day last Wednesday. Telegrams, "O'Neill, Castleton."
  • Phythian Brothers, Albion Mills; 440 looms, plains, twills and fancys. Pay day first Tuesday, at warehouse-Marriott's court, Spring gardens, Manchester.

Milnrow. 2 miles S.E. from Rochdale (p183)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

  • William Clegg, Albert Mills; 250 looms, flannels. Pay day third Wednesday, 10 to 12. Telegrams, "Clegg, Milnrow." 'Telephone No., 6.
  • John Smith, Beal Mill, Uncouth Bridge; 170 looms, flannels; warehouse-Moorhouse, Milnrow. Pay day third Wed, Telegrams, "Smith, Milnrow."

Newhey. 3 miles S.E. from Rochdale (p185)

CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Garfield Spinning Co Limited; 61,364 spindles, 161/501, weft and twist. Pay day third Wednesday, 10 to 12. Telegrams, "Garfield, Newhey." James Franklin, manager; E. Fielding, secretary.
  • Newhey Spinning Co Limited (spinners and makers of warps, chains, beams aiad bundles in single and doubled yarns); 35,200 ring spindles, 101/321 twist, 3,900 doubling spindles. T pillar, Exchange. Telegrams, "Ring, Newhey." Telephone No., 7, Rochdale. John Robinshaw, manager; Thomas Yarker, secretary.


FULLER AND FINISHER


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

Ogden. 4 miles E.S.E. from Rochdale (p185)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

  • Edward Schunck, Wicken Hall Bleach Works; Manchester office-24, Corporation street.

Smallbridge. 1.5 miles E. from Rochdale (p185)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Mitchell and Marsden (doublers), Green, Grove Mill; 3,000 spindles, 88/808; two, three, six, and nine fold knitting, manufacturing and sewing twist.


DYER


FULLERS AND FINISHERS


HOSIERY MANUFACTURERS


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

  • T. and C. Littlewood and Co, Lowhill Mills; 220 looms, flannels; office and warehouse-274, Yorkshire street; Manchester office-18, Lever street. Pay day third Monday, 2 to 4. Telegrams, "Small. wood, Rochdale."
  • James Schofield and Sons, Buckley Mills; 163 looms, flannels; and dyers at Littleborough; Manchester office-27, Piccadilly; London office-1, Castle court, Lawrence lane, E.C.; Glasgow office-33, Virginia street. Pay day last Wednesday. Telegrams, "Buckley, Smallbridge."


WOOL SCOURER

Smithy Bridge. 2 miles E.S.E. from Rochdale (p185)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • John T. Jackson, Hurstead Mills; 32,000 spindles. Pay day first Thursday, 10 to 12. Telegrams, "Jacksons, Hurstead, Smallbridge." Telephone No., 201, Rochdale.


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

  • Nelson Brierley (and carder and spinner), Trafalgar Mill; 1,720 spindles; 30 looms, white and coloured flannels. Telegrams, "Nelson Brierley, Smithy Bridge."

Wardle. 3 miles N.E. from Rochdale (p189)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS


FULLERS AND FINISHERS


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS

Whitworth, Facit and Shawforth. 3 to 5 miles N. from Rochdale (p189)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • James Barlow (doubler, dyer, and warper of grandrelle yarns), Bridge Mill Shed, Whitworth; and Windsor Mill, Bolton road, Radcliffe.
  • John Whitworth and Sons, Limited, Facit Mills; 25,000 spindles, 168/248 twist, 138/408 weft; 720 looms, mexicans and T cloths; Manchester warehouse-22A, York street. Pay day second Wednesday. James Smith, manager; James Ashworth, sec.
  • Whitworth Manufacturing Co Limited, Albert Mill, Whitworth; 28,080 spindles, 208/408 weft, 188/228 twist; 651 looms, T cloths and domestics. Pay day second Wednesday; accounts to be sent in before the 4th of the month. John Hoyle, manager; James Hill, sec.


SIZERS

  • Stuttard Matthew and Brothers, Limited (cotton warp), Bridge Mills; and at Rochdale and Walsden; also cotton manufacturers at Whitworth and Walsden; Manchester office-Marsden Chambers, 10, Marsden street. Pay day second 'Wednesday. Telegrams, "Stuttard, Whitworth."

See Also

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Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory