Aireborough Historical Society

Larkfield Mill

Larkfield Mill

Title
Larkfield Mill
Date As Shown
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
G044
Comment
Undated: An artists impression of Larkfield Mill by McCorquodales of Leeds.
The mill was built in 1825 by the Thompson family to manufacture and dye woollen cloth.
It was later occupied by various companies and became known as Larkfield Works. W B Cartwright manufacturing chemist was based here,
William Bramwell Cartwright lived at Cragmere House in Rawdon.
Also Storey Evans and Co, a family run printing company founded in 1899 moved there in 1911.
A fire had caused damage in 1907 when it broke out in an area used by E Hattersley a wire drawer and cutler.
Storey Evans moved to Robin Mills, Greengates in 1998, Larkfield Works was demolished and housing is now on the site. (February 2013)

 

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July 1919: Part of the old Larkfield Mill complex which had been utilized by Hattersley's as a wire works, a fire had devastated the building.

Donated by Carol Hall




 

major
major
Storey Evans moved to Robin Mills at Greengates in 1998. I know this is correct as I worked for them.
19 February 2013
hannah1
hannah1
Mr.Rennie of W.B.Cartwright manufacturing chemist, hence the name of Rennie indigestion tablets.
30 July 2013
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