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Title Huddersfield Mills : a textile heritage / Vivien Teasdale.
Imprint Havertown : Wharncliffe, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (350 pages)
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Subject Textile factories -- North Carolina -- Gaston County.
North Carolina -- Gaston County.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Glossary; Chapter One -- Origins; Landscape; The Textile Industry; The Process; Nineteenth Century; Twentieth Century; Chapter Two -- The Lindley Ridge; Gledholt Mill; Portland Mills; Wellington Mills; Other Mills in the Area; Chapter Three -- North-East of Huddersfield; Lane Mills and the Learoyds; Tanfield Mills; Trafalgar Mills; Other Mills in the Area; Chapter Four -- South-East of Huddersfield; Bankfield Mill; Dearneside Mills; Kirkheaton Mills; Linfit Mill; Other Mills in the Area; Chapter Five -- Holme Valley.
Albert MillsHolmbridge Mill; Newsome Mill; Other Mills in the Area; Chapter Six -- Colne Valley; Ramsden Mill; Shaw Carr Wood Mill; Victoria Mills; Other Mills in the Area; Notes; Bibliography; Aspects Series.
Summary Huddersfield's famous mills played a crucial role in the town's history and now they are a vital element in its heritage. In this fascinating survey Vivian Teesdale documents the mills themselves- some have been demolished whilst others have changed use and a few are still connected with the modern textile industry. Vivian also recalls the people who's livelihood depended on the mills - the owners, the mill workers and their families. Their combined efforts over generations created the prosperity and growth that gave birth to the town we see today, and this book gives a keen insight into their.
Other Title Print version: Teasdale, Vivien. Huddersfield Mills. Havertown : Wharncliffe, 2010 9781783035946