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1891 Cotton Mills in Clitheroe

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Clitheroe (p89)


  • Thomas Garnett and Sons, Low Moor; 57,312 spindles, 301/401 twist and weft; 1,078, looms, India and China shirtings.
  • John Mercer, Commercial Mill, 30,000 spindles, 231/361 twist, 231501 weft; 576 looms, printers, shirtings, jacconettes and dhooties; Manchester office-26, Mosley street.
  • Henry Robinson, Shaw Bridge Mill; 7,000 spindles, 701/801 weff; 367 looms,. fine goods, lenos and fancys. Telegrams, "Robinson, manufacturer, Clitheroe."
  • John Southworth, Brooks and Jubilee Mills; about 2,000 looms, fine shirtings, satteens, fancys, cambrics and jacconettes; and at Lee Mill, Horwich; and Bank Field Shed, Blackburn. Telephone No., S. Receipts and correspondence to Clitheroe.

Chatburn. 1.5 miles N.N.E. from Clitheroe (p89)


Grindleton. 2 miles N. from Clitheroe (p89)


Sources of Information

Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners

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