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1891 Cotton Mills in Glossop

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Glossop (p101)

BLEACHER

  • John Walton, (yarn & cloth), Charlestown Bleach Works, Glossop; and 15, Dickenson street, Manchester. Manchester pay day first Wednesday after 1st of each month; Glossop pay day first Wednesday after the 15th.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • John Wood and Brothers, Limited, Howard Town Mills; 221,000 spindles, 3081508; 3,860 looms, printers onty; Manchester warehouse-85, Fountain street. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th. Telegrams, "Wood, Limited, Glossop." Thomas Rawstorne, manager; William Hall, secretary.

Broadbottom and Charlesworth (p101)

Broadbottom is 3 miles W. from Glossop.

Charlesworth is 2 miles S.W. from Glossop


BLEACHER

  • James Brown (yarn), Chisworth Bleach Works, Broadbottom. Manchester office-6, Exchange Buildings, Cromford court.


CALICO PRINTERS

  • Gibson and Costobadie, Hodge Print Works, Broadbottom. Manchester warehouse-70, Portland street. Pay day Wednesday following first Tuesday. Telegrams, " Hodge, Broadbottom."


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • John Booth and Son (cotton banding), Lee Vale Rope Works, Charlesworth, Broadbottom. Telegrams, "Booths, Broadbottom."-See advt.

Dinting. 1 mile N. from Glossop (p101)

CALICO PRINTERS

  • Edmund Potter and Co, Dinting Vale; Manchester warehouse-10, Charlotte street, Mosley street, Pay day first Wednesday after 15th. Telegrams, " Print, Glossop."


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

Hadfield. 2 miles N.E. from Glossop (p101)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Thomas Rhodes and Son, Hadfield Mills; 75,246 spindles, 30'/40' weft; 1,345 looms, plain calicoes; Manchester warehouse-42, George street. Pay day second Wednesday after 15th.
  • T. and W. Sidebottom, Waterside and Bridge Mills; 293,000 spindles; 4,700 looms, printers and shirtings; Manchester warehouse- 20, Pall Mall. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th, 11 to 3 p.m.; accounts to be sent in by the end of the previous month.

Hollingworth. 2 miles N. from Glossop (p103)

CALICO PRINTER

  • John Dalton, Hollingworth Print Works. Manchester warehouse- 60, Portland street. Pay day first Tuesday, in Manchester; and first Wednesday after first Tuesday, at the works.


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Thomas Rhodes, Limited, Mersey Mills; 81,000 spindles, 328/408 twist and weft; 1,633 looms, printers, twills and shirtings; Manchester warehouse -42r, George street. Payday first Wed. after 15th. Telegrams, "Rhodes, Limited, Hollingworth." Edward Blackburn, secretary.

Mottram. 2.5 miles N.W. from Glossop (p103)

BLEACHERS

Sources of Information

Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners

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