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1891 Cotton Mills in Dukinfield

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Dukinfield (p95)



  • Astley Mill Co, Limited, Dewsnap lane; 84,024 spindles, 320/388 twist, 36'/548 weft. Pay day second Thursday, by remittance ; Manchester Exchange-No. 7 arch. Telegrams, Astley Mill, Dukinfield."
  • Bow Mills Co, Crescent road; 20,000 spindles, 321/408 twist. Pay day third Wednesday, 10-80 to 12.Telegrams, "Bow Mills, Dukinfield."
  • Christian Koch and Co, River Mill; 45,000 spindles, 208/501 twist. Pay day third Wed. Telegrams, "Koch, Dukinfield." Telephone, Manchester centre, No. 316.
  • Old Mill Co, Tame Valley; 15,000 spindles, 808/100" weft. Pay day Monday after first Wednesday, 10-30 to 12-30; Manchester accounts, day following, at F. W. Popplewell & Sons, 87, Mosley street, between 11 and 12. P. Duffy, manager

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