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1891 Cotton Mills in Radcliffe

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Radcliffe (p169)


  • Joseph Barlow and Sons, Springfield and Seymour Bleach and Dye Works, Radcliffe Bridge; Manchester office-10, Longston Buildings, Cannon st.
  • Richard Bealey and Co, Radcliffe Close; Manchester office-89, St. James st. Telegrams, "Bealey, Radcliffe."
  • Burton and Slingsby, (and warp sizers), Irwell Vale Works, Radcliffe Bridge; Manchester warehouse -11, Marsden square.
  • John T. Dawson, Cawdaw Works; Manchester warehouse-1, Friday street, High street. Telegrams, " Cawdaw, Radcliffe."
  • W. and J. Hilton, (bleachers, dyers and sizers), New Road Works; Manchester office-Walton Buildings, New 3 rown street.
  • John B. Lomax and Co. (finishers), Victoria Finishing Works; Manchester office-2, Hanson's court, Cannon street.
  • John D. Lomax, (finisher), Alpha Finishing Works, Ringley road, Outwood. Postal address-Stoneclough, near Manchester.
  • Samuel Lomax, (stiffener, calenderer and finisher), Albert Finishing Works
  • John Siddall, Smyrna and Britannia Bleach and Dye Works, Ainsworth road; and Irwell Bleach and Dye Works; Manchester office-2A, Peel street, Duke street. Pay day first Wednesday, by cheque. Telegrams, "John Siddall, Radcliffe."
  • John Whittaker and Co, Mount Sion Bleach Works; Manchester office-14, Tib lane, Cross street. Telegrams, "Whittaker's, Radcliffe." Telephone No., 777.



  • Bancroft and Co, Nursery Mill, Chapelfield; 70 looms, Turkey red plaid table covers, toilanettes and towels; Manchester warehouse-6, Phoenix street, Fountain street.
  • Edward Barlow, Nursery Works, Chapelfield; 50 looms, tapes and ribbons; Manchester warehouse-26, Fountain st. Pay day first Tuesday.
  • James Barlow, Windsor Mill, Bolton road; 225 looms, ginghams, checks, shirtings and stripes; and doubler, &c., Bridge Mill Shed, Whitworth.
  • John Fletcher, Peel Mill, Sion street; 100 looms, drills, ginghams, checks, fancy shirtings and handkerchiefs.
  • John C. Hamer, Hope Mills; 350 looms, ginghams, checks, linseys, fodens and handkerchiefs ; Manchester office-43, Cannon street. Pay day first Wednesday.
  • Thomas McClennan, York Street Mill, Hardy's gate; 6,500 spindles; tubular cotton spindle banding for mules, ring frames, throstle doublers, &c. Goods address and nearest Railway Station-Bury.-See advertisement.
  • Noah Rostron, Sun Mills, Water lane; 300 looms; Manchester warehouse-7, Mosley street. Pay day first Wednesday.
  • Stand Lane Mill Co, Allen Street and Canal Mills, Water lane; 390 looms, regattas, Oxford and Harvard shirtings, Bedford cords, trouserings and all kinds of coloured cotton goods; Manchester warehouse-34, Bloom street.

Prestwich. 2 miles S.S.E. from Radcliffe (p173)


  • John Buckley, Bleach Works, Clough; Manchester warehouse-27, New Cannon street.
  • Robert Kay and Sons, (and printers), Bunker's hill, Prestwich; and Adelphi Works, Salford; Manchester office-22, Booth street.
  • Samuel Walch, Outwood Bleach and Dye Works; Manchester office-134, Deansgate.


  • Henry Hilton and Son, Parkside Mills, Rooden lane; 99 looms, galloons, hatters' trimmings and general smallwares; and bleachers and dyers at Hardman's green, Pilkington; Manchester warehouses -39, York street, and 12, Faulkner street.

Whitefield, Unsworth and Besses-o'th'-Barn. 11 miles S.E. from Radcliffe. (p173)


  • John Brierley, Spring Clough, Whitefield; Manchester office-2, Cleveland buildings, Market street.
  • R. and A. Chambers, Spring Water Bleach Works, Whitefield; Manchester office-18, Dale street.
  • Halstead Duckworth and Co, Crow Oaks Works, Whitefield; Manchester office-21, Fountain street. Telegrams, " Croaks, Whitefield."


  • John George Clayton, Albert Mill, Whitefield; 164 looms, coloured shirtings, nankeens, coutils and fancy drills. Pay days Tuesday and Friday, at 11, Swan court, Market street, Manchester. Telegrams, " Nankeen, Manchester."

See Also


Sources of Information

1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory