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Yorkshire Textile Directory 1927-28
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (383 pages)
Year: (1927-28) 2006
This is a comprehensive guide to the Yorkshire textile manufacturers as at 1927-28. Arranged by towns, each entry gives the name of the mill and its owner(s), approximate number of spindles and looms, pay day, telegraphic address and telephone number.
The book also contains an index of the towns and villages, a classified list of textile trades showing the manufacturers name and address, and also a list of types of fabrics. A fascinating hand book, giving an insight into a once-great industry.
This is useful for local, social, economic and family historians.
A digital version of the original book, in PDF format is now fully searchable, and can be viewed on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text