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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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Letter of thanks by schoolchild of Waterside School, 1841

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Letter from Henry Hirst, Bobbin Doffer, to John Fielden. Waterside School 1841.

Waterside School
December 27 1841

Mr John Fielden,

Since I came to this School I have improved much but especially since John Fielden came who is our School…

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Letter from schoolchild at Waterside School to John Fielden, 1841, thanking him for their education.

Waterside School
December 27 1841

Mr John Fielden,

Since I came to this School I have improved much but especially since John Fielden came…

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John Willie Bentley and his son, John Bentley, at Blind Lane, about 1890. The Man on the right is the roadman employed by the Holebottom Trust who used to bring his pick heads and chisels to the smithy to be sharpened.

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Originally owned by Messrs. Thompson, the business was taken over by the Sutcliffe family around 1856.

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Martin Holt Ltd. Redundancy open reference for Arnold Knight
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