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1891 Cotton Mills in Darwen

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Darwen (Over and Lower) (p91)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Graham Fish and Co, Woodside Mill; 945 looms, India and China shirtings, printers, madapollams and dhooties; Manchester office-30, Pall Mall. Pay day last Thursday.
  • John Walmsley and Sons, Holme and Vale Mills; 674 looms, India and China shirtings and twills; Manchester office-39, Spring Gardens. Pay day last Thursday, at Holme Mill. Letters to Holme Mill.

Eccleshill. 1 mile N. from Darwen (p93)

COTTON MANUFACTURER

  • Adam Bullough, Waterside Mill; 616 looms, jacconettes, mulls, dhooties, handkerchiefs and twills. Pay day last Thursday following quarter-day. Telegrams, "Bullough, Darwen."


Hoddlesden. 11 miles E. from Darwen (p93)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Lower Darwen. 2 miles N from Darwen (p95)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Spring Vale. 1 mile S.E. from Darwen (p95)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Darwen Spinning Co, Limited, Spring Vale; 86,500 spindles, 248/348 twist and weft. Pay day last Thursday, 9 to 12. George J. Grime, secretary.

Sources of Information

Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners

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