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Mayor of Todmorden, Dr Stella Mather, nee Brown with Mr John Graham, Headmaster of Cornholme School presenting a watch to teacher, Miss Barker for her retirement / long service.
Formerly a weaving shed and known locally as Pickles' , this factory made artificial leather upholstery for the motor trade and later became Turn Leathers
Looking down towards Wilson Bros gantry from School St ( now known as Brownbirks St following the opening of Cornholme School at Greenfield Terrace in 1899)
Opened 1902 for the workpeople of Frostholme Mill
Photo taken prior to the restoration of the Roichdale Canal.
The gantry across the road was pulled down C.1950.
The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 'Copy Pit' Line between Todmorden and Burnley passing Wilson's 'Bobbin Mill'.
"Wilson's Bobbin Mill once dominated the village of Cornholme. The vast four-storey building, with its eye-catching clock bridge…
Heap and Ashworth, from Bacup and Rossendale, worked at CALDERVALE weaving shed throughout the depression of the cotton famine. After 4 or 5 years there, they built a weaving shed for 400 looms and a carding and spinning mill at Frostholme, near the…
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