FISHER FAMILY, ALMONDBURY, PAPERS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises correspondence and deeds

Administrative / Biographical History

Joseph Fisher was one of 17 proprietors of Birks Mill, Almondbury. The mill was part of the Dartmouth estate and was leased to Fisher & Co for 26 years. The premises consisted of a large stone floor and slate, scribbling, slubbing and fulling mill of three floors. there was also an engine house, store room and dyehouse

Conditions Governing Access

These records are available tolook at by appointment at the Kirklees office of WYAS. WYAS are now members of the County Archive Research Network (CARN) readers' ticket scheme

Related Material

KC164, KC165/8