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Items in the The Making of Todmorden exhibition Collection

Todmorden Co-op shop - MOT00461
Shop assistants pose outside the Todmorden Co-op grocery store

Todmorden Co-op - MOT00460
The central stores of the Todmorden Co-op on Dale Street, shown in its Jubilee year, 1896.

The co-operative movement in Todmorden started in the early 19th Century and expanded rapidly for the next 100 years. From one small store, the movement…

Todmorden Co-op 1901 ad - MOT00459
Todmorden Industrial and Co-operative Society advertisement 1901

Todmorden Co-op Board of Directors in 1896 - MOT00458
Todmorden Industrial and Co-operative Society, list of Directors of the Board - 1896

Todmorden Co-op Board of Directors in 1925 - MOT00457
The co-operative movement in Todmorden started in the early 19th Century and expanded rapidly for the next 100 years. From one small store, the movement grew until there were general stores in every part of the area. The main store was in Dale Street…

 - Springside and Lob Mill txt
Board 51B of the Made in Todmorden Exhibition.

Lord Bros.  - MOT00300
The Lower George Street entrance, more recently used by Openshaw's, prior to demolition in 1989. Lord Brothers - Employees of Lord Brothers' Canal Street Works are pictured at the entrance to their Lower George Street workshop, 1905-10. The…

 - MOT00137
Looking over Walsden sports field to Scar Rocks, c 1910. The small building on the left, called, 'Jerico' once stood on the line of the old canal. Winterbutlee Mill now gordon Rigg's Garden Centre, can be seen on the right. The mill in the middle…

The New Crescent Street Premises - MOT00543
Heavy-lifting machinery in the new Crescent Street premises.

Crow Carr Ings Mill - MOT00542
Looking across the former weaving shed of Crow Carr Ings Mill with its polished maple wood floor, May 1993.

Crow Carr Ings Mill - MOT00541
Looking across the former weaving shed of Crow Carr Ings Mill with its polished maple wood floor, May 1993.

The New Crescent Street Premises - MOT00540
Heavy-lifting machinery in the new Crescent Street premises.

Cinderhill Spinning Company, Castle Street Works - MOT00418
Elizabeth Fielder piecing-up ends, 1984.

Cinderhill Spinning Company, Castle Street Works - MOT00417
Mohammed Bashir (Jimmy Basher), 1984.

Cinderhill Spinning Company, Castle Street Works - MOT00416
Modern Cotton Spinning at Cinderhill, 1984.

Bentwood Bros at Crescent Mill - MOT00415
Garment manufacturing in the former weaving shed at Crescent Mill, 1984. Bentwood Bros., closed the Todmorden factory in May 1992 and the premises are now occupied by the Todmorden Motor Co. (1993).

Bentwood Bros at Crescent Mill - MOT00414
Garment manufacturing in the former weaving shed at Crescent Mill, 1984. Bentwood Bros., closed the Todmorden factory in May 1992 and the premises are now occupied by the Todmorden Motor Co. (1993).

Walsden Printing Co. Ramsden Wood Mill - MOT00288
The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

Walsden Printing Co. Ramsden Wood Mill - MOT00287
The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

 Walsden Printing Co. Ramsden Wood Mill - MOT00286
The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

Walsden Printing Co. Ramsden Wood Mill - MOT00285
The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

Walsden Printing Co. Ramsden Wood Mill - MOT00284
The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

Walsden Printing Co. Ramsden Wood Mill - MOT00283
The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

Brisbane Moss Corduroys, Bridgeroyd Mills, Eastwood. - MOT00281
Brisbane Moss Corduroys: Dyers and Finishers of velvets, velveteens, cords and suedettes, Bridgeroyd Mills, Eastwood.

Bill Sayer on the old velveteen cutters in 1986. The machines were eventually phased out in 1990.