adjoining turnpike road
(Bottomley Lane Foot?)
See also LANEBOTTOM PICKERWORKS
DAWSON John & Bros.
Warehouse empty, shed and power occupied
SCHOLFIELD John & William
John, Thomas, William and Samuel Dawson were sons of James Dawson, farmer of Bottomley and his wife Sarah (Law). Sarah’s nephews, Thomas and Samuel Law, owned and occupied the nearby Lanebottom Pickerworks. When William and Samuel Dawson had their children baptised, they were described as picker makers (c.1870) and are shown as the owners of the pickershop at Lanebottom in the Walsden Rates Book for 1867-71.
Bottomley; Thomas Dawson, a hair dealer.
Bottomley; Samuel Dawson, a hair washer.
Close Terrace, Lanebottom, William, hair merchant
Top of Close, Lanebottom, Samuel, hair merchant
researched, recorded and referenced by Mrs Sheila Wade
Hebden Bridge WEA Local History Group
Walsden Rates Book 1866-67
Owned and occupied by John Dawson & Bros.; hair warehouse; Bottomley Lane Bottom, rateable value £12.9s.0d. (1867 - wood shed; rateable value £4.)
Walsden Rates Book 1868-75
Owned and occupied by Dawson Bros. hair warehouse; Lanebottom; rateable value £16.9s.0d. (1873 - new shed and power added, rateable value £2.5s.0d.)
Todmorden and Hebden Bridge Almanac 15th October 1873
Fire at John Dawson & Bros. Walsden. Destroyed property. Damage £600.
Walsden Rates Book 1876
Empty; owners Dawson Bros; warehouse; Lanebottom; rateable value £16.9s.0d.
Occupiers Dawson Bros; owners Dawson Bros; shed and power; Lanebottom; rateable value £2.5s.0d.
Thomas Foulds, Walsden, hair refiners and band makers
Walsden Rates Book 1879-81
Occupier Thomas Foulds; owners Dawson Bros; warehouse etc. Lanebottom, rateable value £18.14s.0d. (1880 rateable value £21.15s.0d.)
Fielden family documents 6th May and 12th November 1884
Fires at Thomas Foulds Mill, Lanebottom, Fielden’s fire engine attended.
Todmorden Advertiser 9th May 1884
Fire at works of Thomas Foulds, band maker and hair cleaner, Lanebottom adjoining turnpike road. Floors of building and part of roof burnt through. Site beyond where gas mains extend, so lit by oil lamps, so no insurance. Damage about £200.
Todmorden Advertiser 14th November 1884
Fire at Lanebottom at mill belonging to Foulds & Son. Damage about £200. Not insured.
Walsden Rates Book 1890
Owned and occupied by John William Scholfield; warehouse etc. Lanebottom, rateable value £21.15s.0d.