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Smithson Brothers, Daisy Hill Mill; 144 looms, heavy sheetings and twills;
and at Bank Heath Mill, Golborne;
and Spodden Vale
and Lower Mills, Facit, near Rochdale. Telegrams, " Smithson, Richton."
SMITHSON BROTHERS, Spodden Vale and Lower Mills, Facit; 20,000 spindles; 625 looms; and at Daisy Hill Mill, Rishton, near Blackburn; and Bank Heath Mill, Golborne. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams, "Smithson, Whitworth."
Smithson Brothers, Bank Heath Mill; 5,056 throstle spindles, 128/228 ; 2,400 ring spindles weft, 12'/241; and at Daisy Hill Mill, Rishton, near Blackburn; and Spodden Vale and Lower Mills, Facit, near Rochdale; Manchester warehouse-9, York strut. Pay day second Wednesday. Telegrams," Smithson, Colborne."
1891 Directory (Blackburn): Listed as Cotton spinners and manufacturers of Rishton, Blackburn. More details
1891 Directory (Golborne): Listed as Cotton spinner and manufacturers. More details