Oak Hill Clough
Map Ref. SD938250
Oak Hill or Royd Mill from A History of Todmorden
with thanks to Malcolm & Freda Heywood
researched, recorded and referenced by Mrs Sheila Wade
Hebden Bridge WEA Local History Group
Leeds Intelligencer 28th September 1790
Auction 30th October. Messuage called Royd in Stansfield, lately erected with outbuildings and several good cottages. Also 75 days work of land lying contiguous and belonging said messuage; and a spring wood adjoining the land together with a mill lately erected and now used as a cotton factory. Also 2 other sites for mills or machinery works with sufficient falls of water. Thomas Sutcliffe, the occupier, or George Stansfield of Holebottom in Stansfield will show the premises. Further particulars from John Sutcliffe of Stansfield Hall; William Ingham of Haugh in Langfield; Nathan Wainhouse of Skircoat or the said George Stansfield, trustees for sale of the said estate, or of Robert Alcock, attorney at law, Mayroyd.
Royal Exchange Insurance Policy 22nd January 1801
Vol. 32a: no. 181579
Robert Greenwood of Todmorden, cotton manufacturer
Clockmakers work, carding and breaking engines and all moveable utensils in cotton mill at Oak Hill Clough in Todmorden - £150.
Stock in trade in trust or on commission - £50.
Stansfield Township valuation 1805
Plan number 667. Royd; factory, rooms, waterfall etc; owned by John Sutcliffe; occupied by Robert Greenwood; annual value £9.5s.0d.