Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,717 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Howgates, Day and Holt

From Graces Guide

of Dewsbury and Ravensthorpe.

Woollen textile producers.

1878 Destructive fire at their mill at Watergate. Cost of damage £50-60,0000.
The mill was powered by a 50 HP beam engine by Martin and Smithers of Guide bridge. [1]

Note 'Martin and Smithers' was probably Martin and Smethurst.

Ravensthorpe mill was powered by a Pollit and Wigzell engine.


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Sources of Information

  1. Dewsbury Reporter - Saturday 29 June 1878