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    Report - BROCK MILL & HAIGH FOUNDARY - WIGAN - SEPT 2021

    The History... By the River Douglas, Brock Mill first began operation in the mid-1700s & was purchased by the The Earl of Balcarres including the Foundry half a mile down stream. In 1815 due to poor business the blast furnaces were retired but the company found success in building Fire engines...
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    Report - COWLING MILL - CHORLEY - AUGUST 2021

    The History The Cowling Mill Spinning Co Ltd., was registered in May 1905, building work began with the foundations being laid in September 1905. Work in constructing the mill continued night & day as a flag was hoisted to the top of the chimney at the beginning of May 1906. In August 1906 the...
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