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1891 Cotton Mills in Bacup

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Bacup (p51)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

  • Byrom Dyeing Co, Limited (dyers and winders of every description of cotton and wool heading yarns-delivered in bundle or wound on warping bobbins or paper tubes), Flowers Mill, Bacup; and Mill End Dye Works, Newchurch- See advt.
  • Taylor, Taylor and Co. (coloured wool and cotton heading yarns, in bundle or on tube indigo Turkey red, and white and grey cord), Albion Works, Greensnook.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Albion Mill Co, Albion Shed, and Grove Mill; about 600 looms, India and China shirtings, &;.Manchester office-84, Mosley street. Edward Isherwood, manager.
  • Thomas Barrowclough and Sons, Waterside and Greens MO, Burnley road, Bacup; and Troughgate Shed, Britannia; 11,450 spindles; 500 looms, printers, shirtings and plain calicoes. Pay day third Wednesday.
  • Richard Lord, Oaken Clough, Green End Mills, and Flowers Shed; 9,000 spindles; 332 looms, domestics and T cloths; Manchester warehouse - 13, George street. Pay day third Wednesday.


SIZER

Britannia. 1.5 miles S. E. from BACUP (p53)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Whittaker Brothers, Park Shed; about 40 looms, stripes, lustres, flannelettes, checks, regattas and oxfords. Pay day third Wednesday.

Stacksteads. 1.5 miles S.W. from BACUP (p53)

BLEACHERS AND DYERS

  • Turnbull and Stockdale (and finishers and calico printers), Irwell Print Works, Stacksteads. Telegrams, " Turnbull, Stacksteads."


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • William Hall, Victoria Mill; 5,000 spindles, 241/2611 twist, 181/361 weft; 130 looms, T cloths and domestics. Pay day second Wednesday.
  • Hardman Brothers, Acre Mill; 10,000 spindles, 221, twist, 221/361 weft; 260 looms, domestics, twills, and satin tops; Manchester warehouse-28A, Marble street.
  • George Ormerod, Stacksteads Shed; 320 looms, mexicans, T cloths and domestics. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams, " Ormerod, Stacksteads."


WOOLLEN MANUFACTURER

Sources of Information

Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners

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