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Group photograph taken in the foundry area at Lord Bros., later occupied by Kinghorns.

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Group photograph taken in the foundry area at Lord Bros., later occupied by Kinghorns.

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Group photograph taken in the foundry area at Lord Bros., later occupied by Kinghorns.

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Photograph taken in the foundry area at Lord Bros., later occupied by Kinghorns.

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Group photographs taken in the foundry area at Lord Bros., later occupied by Kinghorns.

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Group photograph taken in the foundry area at Lord Bros., later occupied by Kinghorns.

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Interior view of the packing department on the Baltimore site.

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Edward Lord, 1st March 1812 - 10th September 1875. He was a pioneer in the manufacture of cotton spinning machinery and the founder of the firm.

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An illustration of the Lord Bros site, showing Stackhills Road and Baltimore in the foreground.

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A view across the engineering workshop.
This photograph shows three Earnshaw brothers, all of whom worked in engineering since leaving school. John and Edgar were killed in the First World War. William, the eldest (shown on the extreme left), taught…

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The lorry is carrying a copper drying cylinder made by Geo. Whitehead & Sons at their Salford Works. This type of cylinder was used in the sizing process at firms such as Matthew Stuttard's, Warp Sizers, of Knowlwood Mill.

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A corner of the engineering workshop of Astin & Barker's Victoria Ironworks, Salford. 1890 - 1900.

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Several Todmorden firms produced or maintained the machinery used in the cotton factories. Lord Bros. produced textile machinery, often building looms to their own specification. Jeremiah Jackson was also in the machine trade as textile engineers,…

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Aston and Barker's wagon is paraded through the town in the Lifeboat Saturday procession on 7th July 1906

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Thwaite and Dobson, Cinderhill Mill, Castle Street, Todmorden - advertisement.

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William Mitchell;, Todmorden, catalogue advertisement.

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Machinery for the textile industry was manufactured in various Todmorden engineering workshops.

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In the centre is Arnold Knight who lived nearby at Callis Bridge. Arnold was laid off in 1934 because of the trade depression caused by the Wall Street crash. Information supplied by his grandson Jonathan Greenwood.
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