Comprises: (1) Weave designers' notebook; (2) Sample and weave patterns made by Tom Woodcock, late of 43 North Farm Road, Leeds.
John Hirst and Sons, Business Archive
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Hirst and Sons, of Bankfield Mill, Dobcross, Saddleworth, were woollen manufacturers, established ca. 1850. John Hirst (1802-77) established the business. He entered into partnership with his sons John, William Lockwood, Ben, Joshua and Arthur.
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The gift of Tom Woodcock.
Other Finding Aids
Described in Patricia Hudson, The West Riding wool textile industry: a catalogue of business records from the sixteenth to the twentieth century , 1975