ARCH VIEW PICKER WORKS
Map Ref. SD 920256
The site of Arch View Pickerworks.
The lane is called Picker Street.
Building on site on OS 6” map
INGHAM Amos & Ormerod etc.
Baptist meeting house (forerunner of LYDGATE BAPTIST CHAPEL)
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.
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.
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.
Amos and Ormerod Ingham, picker makers
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.