taken by Ernest Ethelbert Slater, this is the engine room at the mill.
bears the makers name "Tates Patent, James Tate Maker Bradford".
taken by Ernest Ethelbert Slater, this is the spinning department at the
machines in the mill, photo taken by Ernest Ethelbert Slater.
further view of the mill scribbling machines taken by Ernest Ethelbert
5: Young woman condenser minding in Manor Mill.
6: View of Manor Mill from Kirk Lane, the shop on the right has an
advertisement for Zebra grate polish, a black lead product used on cast iron
fireplaces and ranges.
7: Mule spinning at the mill.
The mule was invented by Samuel Cromptton in the
1770s, the automatic mule was patented in 1825 by Richard Roberts.
It was one of
the many innovations which changed the production of cloth from a cottage
industry into a factory based operation, contributing to the Industrial
8: Photo of a man sat "perching", this was the final process in the production
of cloth, the finished fabric is draped over a perch table and closely inspected
for any tiny faults.