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1838 'Serious Accident — On Friday week, a boy, named Charles Jackson, employed at Messrs. Owen and Hartley's dye-works, Gaythorn, Hulme, while in the act of conveying some fustian pieces to the dressing-room, was caught by the fly-wheel, which completely severed his left arm from his body, and otherwise severely injured him — We are happy to add, however, that he is in a fair way of recovery. 
1841 Owen & Hartley listed as fustian, calico, and sateen dyers, Medlock Street, Hulme; works: Smedley. Owen = 'Thomas Owen, dyer'?