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Lost Industrial Villages of Northern England These pages look at villages that were created by philanthropists to house their workers that have now been forgotten.

https://lostindustrialvillages.com/barrow-bridge/
03/03/2021

https://lostindustrialvillages.com/barrow-bridge/

Dean Mills In 1816 John and Robert Lord of Helliwell sold by auction, the Dean Mills Estate, that comprised of a factory and thirteen cottages. They had built up their cotton spinning business from…

03/03/2021
There are many Historical Industrial villages that can be visited around the country – Port Sunlight in Liverpool, Bourn...
03/03/2021

There are many Historical Industrial villages that can be visited around the country – Port Sunlight in Liverpool, Bournville in the Midlands, Saltaire in Yorkshire and New Lanark in Scotland. However these are the ones that have survived and have been turned into tourist attractions, but there are many more that have been lost by modern progress and development. This website will look at those in Northern England that have been forgotten. Evidence remains of what these leading industrialist built for their workers- houses, schools and community buildings may remain, even some factories.
https://lostindustrialvillages.com/lancashire/ashton-under-lyne/

Oxford Mill Community After 170 years, the sad destruction of the Oxford Mill by the fire that took place on 6th August 2019 has filled many with such sorrow. For those who ran their businesses fro…

03/03/2021

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