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1891 Cotton Mills in Stockport

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Stockport (p191)

BLEACHERS, DYERS AND SIZERS

  • Oswald Hazeldine (dyer and sizer), Victoria Dye Works, Hempshaw lane, Higher Hillgate. -See advertisement
  • William Mosley, Cheadle Bleach Works; Manchester office-85, Mosley street.
  • Sykes and Co, Edgeley Bleach Works, near Stockport; Manchester office-6, Fetter lane, Minshull st. Telegrams, "Sykes, Edgeley, Stockport."
  • Wilson and Co (and printers), Offerton Works, Offerton; Manchester office-16, Major street.


CALICO PRINTERS

  • Philip Parker - Exors. of-Daw Bank Print Works; Manchester office-69, Mosley street. Pay day first Tuesday.


COTTON SPINNERS, DOUBLERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Thomas Arnold, Stamford Mill, Edgeley; 68/150$ sewing, knitting and crochet cotton. Pay day second Saturday. Telegrams, "Arnold, Doubler, Stockport."
  • Barker and Co, Limited, Springfield Towel Works, Longshut lane; 230 looms, towels; Manchester office-46, Portland street. Pay day first Wednesday. Telegrams, "Barkers, Stock-port."
  • Carrington Mills Co. (doublers and gassers), Newbridge lane; 13,300 spindles, 608/1808 gassed and plain. Payday second Wednesday.
  • Cast Metal Mill Co, Warren street; 14,000 spindles, 48/308. Pay days Tuesday and Friday, at Messrs. G. Brothers and Co, Chancery lane, Manchester.
  • Matthew Dickie, junior, Park Mill; 3,000 spindles, 101/1001 plain, prepared and gassed yarns. Pay day first Wednesday. Telegrams, "Dickie, junior, Stockport."
  • Matthew Dickie and Co, Albion Towel Works, Warren street; 250 looms, Turkish towels, bath blankets, &c. Manchester office-39, Piccadilly. Pay day first Wednesday, 3 to 5.
  • Thomas Fernley and Sons, Weir Mills, Chestergate; 60,000 spindles; 900 looms; Manchester office- 10A, York street. Pay day last Thursday, Telegrams, "Fernleys, Stockport."
  • R. H. Hampson, Egerton Mill, Heaton Norris; 1,500 spindles, 1/11; 14 looms, waste and sponge cloths, lamp wicks, &c. Pay day last Friday, 11 to 1. Telegrams, "Waste, Stockport."
  • William Hartley, (doubler aid manufacturer of cotton heald yarns), Victoria Works, Greek street.
  • Henry Street Mill Co, Portwood; 21,876 spindles, 121/241 hard twist; 332 looms, shirtings and T cloths; Manchester office- Pool Fold Chambers, Pall Mall. Pay day second Wednesday, 2 to 5. Telegrams, "Dandria, Stockport."
  • Kershaw, Leese and Co, India Mills, Heaton Norris; 89,700 spindles, 268/368 weft, 128/308 twist; 1,370 looms. Pay day last Friday, 10 to 1. Telephone No., 16.
  • John Mellor, Albert Mill, Mottram street; 18,350 spindles, 88/208 rove and weft, 328 reel, 408 cop twist and bundle. Pay day last Wed.10 to 11.
  • Lucas Micholls, and Co, Kingston Mill, Chestergate; 33,460 spindles, 38/458. Pay day last Friday; office and warehouse-17, Nicholas street, Manchester. Telegrams, "Kingston, Stockport."
  • Palmer Mills Co, Limited, Portwood; about 167,000 spindles. Pay day first Wednesday. Telephone No., 17. J. Eastwood, manager; Wm. Barratt, secretary.
  • Henry Pearson and Son, Square Mills, Chestergate; 21,000 spindles, 301, and under; 458 looms, domestics, long cloths and sheetings; Manchester warehouse-52A, Portland street. Pay day first Wednesday, 10 to 12.
  • John and George Walthew (cotton warpers, beamers and chain warp makers), Spring Mount, Brinksway and Wellington Mills; 116,960 spindles, he combed and carded water twists, from 208/801- also manufacturers of sewing cottons, crochet cottons and heald yarns, doublers of 2,3, 4, 6 and 9 cords; gassers of yarns of all numbers, from 20'/2008; and of soft gassed yarns. Pay days-monthly, last Thursday; quarterly, second Wednesday of second month succeeding. Telegrams, "Walthew, Stockport."
  • George Wilkinson -Exors. of- Howard Street Mill, Portwood; 28,000 spindles, 68/24' extra hard twist. Pay day last Thursday, 10 to 12. Charles Edward Wilkinson, manager.


ROLLER and CLEARER CLOTH MANUFACTURERS

  • C. A. Bradbury and Sons -established 1820- (every description of woollen, linen, and cotton cloths, woollen washers and cotton listings for machinery purposes), 73, Newbridge lane. Telegrams, "Stores, Stockport."-See advt.


WOOL AND WORSTED SPINNERS

Birch Vale. 10 miles S.S.E. from Stockport (p195)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

Furness Vale. 10 miles S. from Stockport (p195)

CALICO PRINTER

  • Charles Saxby, calico printer, Furness Vale Print Works. Pay day first Friday, 10 to 12-30, at the Manchester office-32A, George street.

Hayfield. 12 miles S.S.E. from Stockport (p195)

CALICO PRINTERS

  • Hayfield Printing Co. Pay day first Tuesday after last Friday, at the Manchester office-52,Mosley st.
  • Kinder Printing Co, Kinder Print Works; Manchester office-74, George street. Telegrams, "Kinturn, Manchester." Telephone No., 135.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Hazel Grove. 3 miles S.W. from Stockport (p195)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Hollins Mill Co, Wellington Mill, Hazel Grove; and Hollins Mill, Marple; 63,000 spindles; 1,500 looms. Pay days first Tuesday and last Friday at 5, Portland at., Manchester. Telegrams, "Hollins, Hazel Grove"; " Hollins, Marple."

Heaton Mersey. 3 miles W. from Stockport (p195)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

  • John Walton, Upper Bleach Works (and sizer), Upper Bleach Works; Manchester office-10, Marble street, Spring gardens.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Melland and Coward, Ltd.; 43,200 spindles, 201/401; 650 looms, linen and cotton checks, ginghams, stripes, &c.; and Bridge Street Mills, Ardwick; Manchester. Manchester office-55, Faulkner st. Pay day second Wednesday.

Marple and Mellor. 5 miles S.E. from Stockport (p195)

BLEACHER AND DYER

  • James Wood, Holly Head Bleach Works, Mellor. Pay day Tuesday, in Manchester.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • George Andrew and Sons (and calico printers), Compstall Mills, Compstall; 56,162 spindles, 201/509 weft, 181/341 twist; 1,100 looms, printing cloths. Pay day first Wed. Telegrams to Compstall.
  • Hollins Mill Co, Hollins Mill, Marple; and Wellington Mill, Hazel Grove; 63,000 spindles; 1,500 looms. Pay days first Tuesday and last Friday at 5, Portland st., Manchester. Telegrams- "Hollins, Hazel Grove"; "Hollins, Marple."

New Mills. 8 miles S.S.E. from Stockport (p195)

CALICO PRINTER

  • Edward B. Rumney, Watford Bridge. Pay day first Tuesday, at Dickenson street, Manchester.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Brunswick Mill Co, Limited (and doublers), 11,000 spindles, 41/241 single-also knitting and sewing cottons. Pay day fourth Wednesday. Edward Godward, manager; J. S. Wyatt, secretary.
  • William S. Lowe, Torr Vale Mills; 18,720 spindles, 401; 464 looms, fancy goods, stripes, &c. Pay day 14th of each month, by cheque. Telegrams, "Lowes, New Mills." Telephone No., 288

Reddish. 2.5 miles E. from Stockport (p197)

CALICO PRINTERS

  • Bradshaw, Hammond and Co, Limited, Reddish Print Works, Reddish Vale; and 47, Portland street, Manchester. Telegrams, "Hammond, Reddish, Manchester." Telephone No., 448.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • R. Greg and Co (and doublers), Albert Mill; 33,742 spindles, 48/328 twist; Manchester office- Chancery place, Chancery lane. Pay day first Wednesday, by post. Telegrams, "Gregs, Reddish, Stockport."
  • Simpson Drey and Co, manufacturers of velvets, velveteens, silk plushes, silk sealskins, &c., Hanover street; Manchester office-10, Newton street, Piccadilly. Pay day Friday, 11-30 to 12-30. Telegrams, "Sapphire, Manchester."

Romiley. 3 miles E.S.E. from Stockport (p197)

CALICO PRINTERS

  • Syddall Brothers, Chadkirk Print Works, Chadkirk Vale, Romiley; and 9, Mount street, Manchester. Pay day first Tuesday, by cheque.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Strines. 6 miles S.S.E. from Stockport (p197)

  • Strines Printing Co, calico printers, Strines; Manchester office-19, George Fit. Pay day last Thursday.

Whaley Bridge. 9 miles S. from Stockport (p197)

  • Goyt Mill Co, manufacturers of jacconettes, mulls, shirtings, twills, splits, Doria stripes, &c., Goyt Mills.

See Also

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Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory