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  • Date contains "1870s"

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Lower left Foster Mill with Hangingroyd Mill, Hebden Works and Nutclough Mill and Hebden Water in the centre. Top left the old Bircliffe Chapel with Birchcliffe Road/Wadsworth Lane climbing the hillside.

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LYRS 3501 - Sowerby Bridge - view in town before widening of the railway bridge for the new station c1870. The Town Hall tower visible above the bridge.

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The scene on the morning after the 1878 fire which devastated Moss Bros dyeworks at Eastwood.

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Masons rebuilding part of Frostholm Mill, Cornholme, after it was devastated by fire in 1896.

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The Todmorden Gas Company, an independent enterprise, was formed around 1848. In 1887 the Local Board were in favour of purchasing the gas company, but the asking price £69,569, was too high and it was not until 1893, when the Gas Purchases Act was…

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Prominent Todmordians - This group portrait - or holiday snap - of prominent Todmordians is thought to have been taken at Reivaux Abbey while they were on an outing to North Yorkshire in the early 1870s. At the rear, left, is Edward Lord - senior…

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The earliest known photograph of the corn mill, taken from the present Simon Warman site. To the right of the chimney are Hallroyd Cottages, and further right, the signal box and original railway crossing, later replaced by a bridge.

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Originally built as a cotton spinning mill in the early 19th Century, the buildings were later converted to a print and dye works. The abundant water supply was the chief reason for the selection of the site, but the chimney which is situated on the…

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Originally built as a cotton spinning mill in the early 19th Century, the buildings were later converted to a print and dye works. The abundant water supply was the chief reason for the selection of the site, but the chimney which is situated on the…
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