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ROYD MILL

Oak Hill Clough

Near Holebottom

Todmorden

Map Ref. SD938250

 

Oak Hill or Royd Mill from A History of Todmorden

with thanks to Malcolm & Freda Heywood

 

Known occupiers

1790
SUTCLIFFE Thomas

1801-1805
GREENWOOD Robert

 

Additional information

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.

Premium £3.0s.3d.

 

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.

 

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