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 Post subject: Primrose Mill
PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:06 pm 
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I received the following request by email. Is anyone able to help please?

More information about the history of Primrose Mill. Thank you in anticipation.

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 Post subject: Re: Primrose Mill
PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:14 pm 
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Roger mentions it in his book A Lancashire Township.
Construction began in 1905 when William West acquired land behind the church to build the mill to house 1,050 looms. The mill was opened in 1906 and the engine was named "Elizabeth West" after William's wife.
There is a more in his book.

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