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)