Yorkshire Industrial Heritage

Lumb Mill

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Basic information

Name
Lumb Mill.
Township
Warley.
Civil Parish
Halifax; Sowerby Bridge.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62712.
NGR
SE 0470 2888.
UTM
53.75626121, -1.930195863

Description

Water-powered cotton-spinning mill built c1803 and converted to worsted spinning in 1828. Original mill, of two storeys and attics, six bays long, heightened by one storey in late 1850s. Internal end waterwheel replaced between 1859 and 1862 by short-lived steam engine and by large waterwheel in attached end wheelhouse. Early 19th-century warehouse and cottage joined to mill.

Pictures

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Images of Lumb Mill.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Lumb Mill (Warley, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Warley with its 17 textile mills.

Comments

1 Kate

Posted

Is it known who was the owner of the mill? I'm looking into my family history. Hannah Lumb was the name of my third great grandmother and she lived in Sowerby Bridge and was married to Samuel Morley, who I know had a worsted mill.

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