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1891 Cotton Mills in Rawtenstall

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Rawtenstall (p143)

BLEACHERS

  • Henry S. Taylor, Holme Bleach Works; Manchester office-34, Brazennose street.


CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Hardman Brothers and Co (and woollen), New Hall Hey Mills; 15,920 cotton spindles, 308/508; 302 cotton looms, shirtings, madapollams, &c.; 4,280 woollen and worsted spindles; 108 looms, pellons, dosfrizas and baizes. Pay day last Friday.
  • George Hardman, Albion Mill; 500 looms, fine twills, dyed and printed silicias, elastic and steamed twills. Pay day last Wednesday. Manchester warehouse-29, Cannon street.
  • George Haworth, Reeds Holme Works; 21,000 spindles, 128/428 weft, 168/258 twist; 660 looms, sheetings, twills, domestics and T cloths; Manchester warehouse-54, Fountain street.
  • Higher Mill Spinning Co, Limited; 19,350 spindles, 188/408; 630 looms, long cloths, T cloths, domestics, &c. Pay day last Friday. John Greenwood, manager; Thomas W. Haslam, secretary.
  • Ilex Mill Co, Limited; 50,000 spindles, 308/328 twist, 308/508 weft; 760 looms. Pay day last Friday. E. Hawkins and J. Knowles, managers; Ash. Chalk, secretary.

Clough Fold. 1 mile E. from Rawtenstall (p143)

COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

  • Rawtenstall Cotton Manufacturing Co, Limited, Union Works and Irwell Mill; 54,000 spindles, 308/508; 1,332 looms, madapollams, shirtings, T cloth and domestics. Payday every Wednesday. John Hindle, manager at Irwell Mill; Thos. Sutcliffe, manager at Union Mill; Jas. A. Hamer, secretary. Telegrams for Irwell Mill to Rawtenstall; for Union Works to Waterfoot.

Crawshawbooth. 2 miles N. from Rawtenstall (p143)

CALICO PRINTERS


COTTON SPINNERS AND MANUFACTURERS

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Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory