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1891 Cotton Mills in Padiham and Highham

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Padiham and Highham (p161)


  • Greenbrook Manufacturing Co, Limited, Jubilee Mill; 800 looms, printers, jacconettes, cambrics, dhooties, splits and mulls. Pay day Friday. Telegrams, "Greenbrook, Padiham." Telephone No., 212. J. H.Dearden, manager; George Moorhouse, secretary.
  • R. Thompson and Sons, Britannia and Alma Mills; 40,000 spindles, 281/348 twist, 2811/608 weft; 987 looms, figured borders and dhooties; Manchester office-28, Princess street. Telegrams, " Thompsons, Padiham; " "Thorax, Manchester." Telephone Nos.-Padiham, 206; Manchester, 55.

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Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory