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1891 Cotton Mills in Burnley

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Burnley (p73)

BLEACHERS AND FINISHERS


CALICO PRINTERS

  • Alexander Drew and Sons, Lower House Print Works. Accounts paid at Manchester office-15, Nicholas street; Glasgow office-149, West George street. Telegrams to Rosegrove Station.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • B. Berry Tunnel Hill Shed, Whittlefield; and Albion Mill; 1,122 looms, printers. Telephone No., 28.
  • J. and R. Blakey, Sandy Gate, Hope and Rake Head Sheds; 952 looms, printers, shirtings and tanjibs.
  • William Brierley, Calder Vale Shed; 488 looms, printers, jeans and twills. Pay days Tuesday and Friday.
  • Butterworth and Dickinson, Westgate Shed; 400 looms, twills, jeanettes, serges and satteens. Pay day third Wednesday. Telegrams, "Globe, Burnley." Telephone No., 6.
  • Healey Wood Mill Co, Limited, Healey Wood; 6,336 spindles, 3898weft; 170 looms, waste, crapes, plains, twills and towels. John Heap, manager and secretary
  • J. Jackson and Co, Scar Top Shed; 213 looms, twills, cords and printers. Manchester Exchange-

No. 11 pillar.

  • Oxford Mill Co, Limited, Oxford Mill; 21,156 spindles, 32- twist, 468/508 weft; 578 looms, printers and shirtings. Pay day, quarterly, first Saturday after quarter-day,10 to12. Thomas Horner, manager and secretary.
  • Sandy Gate Mill Co, Limited, Sandy. Gate; 20,000 spindles, 328 twist, 308/528 weft; 419 looms, printers and shirtings. Telephone No.,82. John Proctor, manager; R. Halsted, secretary.
  • W. Slater and Son, Spring Garden Shed; 510 looms, fine printers, twills, satteens, etc.
  • Temple and Sutcliffe, Rosegrove Mills, Gannow lane; 23,200 spindles, 40, twist, 508/608 weft; 550 looms, cambrics, jacconettes and shirtings; Manchester office-33, Kennedy street. Telephone No., 63.
  • Turner Oates, No. 5, Sandy Gate Shed, Wiseman street; 24 looms, checks and grandrelle shirtings for home trade Varley and Pomfret, Albert Mill, Trafalgar road; 18,500 spindles, 508/548 weft. Pay day first Saturday, 10 to 12.
  • Josias Walmsley, Stoneyholme Shed; 468 looms, printers. Telephone No., 59.
  • Walton and Co, Stoneyholme Shed; 504 looms, printers; Manchester warehouse-107, Portland street.
  • Walton and Cowpe, Pendle View Shed; 572 looms, printers Walton James, New Hall and Bishop House Sheds; 1,132 looms, printers.
  • Robert Walton, Spring Hill Shed; 372 looms, printers and shirtings.
  • J. H. Whitaker, Whittlefield and Ashfield Sheds, Burnley; and Orchard Mill, Padiham; 22,000 spindles; 2,080 looms, printers; Manchester warehouse-14, Princess street.
  • Witham Brothers, Finsley Mill, and Plumbe Street Shed; 48,504 spindles, 248/328 twist(throstle), 388/428 weft; 1,506 looms, printers. Pay day every Saturday, at Finsley Mill, 9 to 10. Telephone No., 16.

Barley. 7 miles N.W. from Burnley (p77)

COTTON SPINNER AND MANUFACTURER

Briercliffe. 3 miles N.E. from Burnley (p77)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Brierfield. 2.5 miles N. from Burnley (p79)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Pickles Brothers, Pendle View Shed, Brierfield; and Bridge Mills, Nelson; 800 looms, oxfords, zephyrs, striped mexicans, denims, checks, etc. Pay day every Friday.

Hapton. 3 miles S.W. from Burnley (p79)

CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON MANUFACTURER

Worsthorne. 2.5 miles E. from Burnley (p79)

COTTON MANUFACTURER

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