bleachworks

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  • During the 19th century the population were employed at bleachworks which have long since been demolished and quarries.
  • The estate would later give way to reservoirs, bleachworks and then tenement housing.
  • He entered the family bleaching company at the age of 23 and worked his way through the various departments of the bleachworks before becoming manager.
  • In some warp bleachworks, while the kiers are made in the same way, the other machines are made differently. Cited from The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics, by Franklin Beech
  • Two cotton mills and a bleachworks were built.
  • Streams flowing from the moors were harnessed to provide power for bleachworks and other industry at the start of the Industrial Revolution.
  • It had fallen into a state of disrepair following the closure of the bleachworks, and was considered a flood risk by the Environment Agency.
  • They were formed in 1886 by employees of a local bleachworks and after some years in local Senior football, joined the Junior grade in 1921.
  • There were formerly bleachworks, a calico-printing works and weaving mill was built in 1906.
  • Bolton and the surrounding villages had more than thirty bleachworks including the Lever Bank Bleach Works in the Irwell Valley.
  • It was enlarged in 1893 by Deacons who used the water to supply Belmont Bleachworks.
  • Cotton mills, printworks, bleachworks, an iron foundry, and a paper mill were important industries in Turton after the Industrial Revolution.
  • The last mill engine produced by George Saxon is reputed to be one made for J J Hadfield, a bleachworks in Chinley.
  • The township covered about of hilly land, the highest point is at Bowstone Hill and the lowest, Stone was quarried and the brooks used by bleachworks.
  • The village of Bromley Cross grew in the 19th century in association with many factories and bleachworks, which used water power obtained from the Eagley Brook and its tributaries.
  • In 1848 the population was chiefly employed in three flannel-mills, four cotton-factories, in bleachworks, six coal-pits, a stone-quarry, and in brick-making.
  • These major employers were accompanied by numerous smaller concerns, including dyeworks, bleachworks, wire ropeworks, brickworks, screw manufacturers, makers of surveying equipment, and a tobacco factory.
  • Dalquhurn Bleachworks in 1715 and Cordale Printworks in 1770 were responsible for attracting new industrial workers.
  • The line had another siding which intersected two of the Heapey reservoirs before serving the Heapey Bleachworks; half of the bridge carrying the line over Higher House Lane to the works is still in situ.
  • Radcliffe was at one time home to around 60 textile mills and 15 spinning mills, along with 18 bleachworks of which the Bealey family were prominent owners.
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