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ARCH VIEW PICKER WORKS

Lydgate

Todmorden

Map Ref. SD 920256

The site of Arch View Pickerworks.

The lane is called Picker Street.

 

 

Known occupiers

1848

Building on site on OS 6” map

INGHAM Henry?

1854-1874

INGHAM Amos & Ormerod etc.

-1858

COCKCROFT Chatburn

1859-1865

Baptist meeting house (forerunner of LYDGATE BAPTIST CHAPEL)

1875

Empty

1876-1879

REDMAN Cockcroft

1880-1881

Empty

1890-1899

INGHAM Ormerod

Demolished

 

Additional information

researched, recorded and referenced by Mrs Sheila Wade

Hebden Bridge WEA Local History Group

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1854

Owner and occupier Ingham & Cockcroft; picker shop; Naze Bottom; rateable value £4.10s.0d.

Halifax Guardian 9th January 1858

Chatburn Cockcroft, Stansfield, picker maker, bankrupt.

Todmorden and Hebden Bridge Advertiser 6th February 1858

Lydgate. Four dwelling houses or cottages with large workshop over same, lately used for manufacture of pickers. 181 square yards. Lease 999 years granted 31st December 1852. From Turnpike Road, opposite Robinwood Mills. Well fitted up and adapted for manufacture of pickers.

Census 1861

Arch View, Lydgate

Ormerod Ingham and family, picker maker.

Amos Ingham and family, picker maker employing 1 man, 2 boys and apprentice.

2 other separate families occupying cottages.

Murgatroyd papers 1863

John Murgatroyd, Oats Royd Mills, purchased 5 gross of pickers for £10.

White 1866

Amos and Ormerod Ingham, picker makers.

Stansfield Rates Book 1867-74

Owned and occupied by A. and O. Ingham; picker shop; Lower Naze Bottom (later Arch View); rateable value £3.14s.6d.

Kelly 1871

Amos and Ormerod Ingham, picker makers

Census 1871

Ormerod Ingham, 68 Lydgate, master picker maker employing 6 men.

Fielden papers 15th October 1873

Deeds re land, cottages, etc at Lower Nazebottom (Archview)

Conveyed to Fielden Brothers by Ormerod Ingham et al. Includes draft will of William Ingham, Archview, gent. (1864), administration of Henry Ingham, Archview, picker maker (1858) and sale poster and conditions of sale (1873)

Stansfield Rates Book 1875

Owned and occupied by A. and O. Ingham; picker shop; Arch View; rateable value £3.14s.6d.

Stansfield Rates Book 1876-77

Occupied by Ingham and Redman; owner A. and O. Ingham; picker shop; Arch View; rateable value £3.14s.6d.

Stansfield Rates Book 1878

Occupied by Cockcroft Redman; owner A. and O. Ingham; picker shop; Arch View; rateable value £3.14s.6d.

Halifax Courier 29th December 1879

Liquidation by arrangement; Cockcroft Redman, Lydgate; picker manufacturer; liabilities estimated at £500.

Todmorden and Hebden Bridge Advertiser 9th January 1880

Cockcroft Redman in liquidation. Advert of sale by auction; picker making plant, Arch View Picker Works.

Stansfield Rates Book 1880-81

Empty; owner A. and O. Ingham; picker shop; Arch View; re-valued £5.5s.0d.

Stansfield Rates Book 1890-1899

Owned and occupied by Ormerod Ingham; (house 28 Fair View); picker shop; Arch View; rateable value £5.5s.0d.

 

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