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Dawson's Croft Mill, Salford

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of Greengate, Salford.

1846 Advert: 'WE, SAMUEL DAVIDSON DEWHURST and HENRY SAGAR, hereby give notice that we have LET to Mr. WILLIAM WILSON, for a term of 14 years, commencing 29th September, 1846, the DAWSON'S CROFT MILL, in the occupation of Mr. J Harding, together with a new building aojacent thereto: and that the Steam Engine and Boilers, together with the Mill Geering and the Steam Piping in both the buildings, belong to us .... '[1]

1891 Directory: Listed. More details

The 1849 OS map shows Dawson's Croft Mill on the bank of the River Irwell, close to the railway viaduct leading to Victoria Station.

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 31 October 1846