Out and about in Cromford Mill, Lea Mills and the Lumsdale Valley

Wrigley, Chris
September 2011
Historian (02651076);Autumn2011, Issue 111, p26
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the British industrial sites known as Cromford Mill, Lea Mills, and Lumsdale Valley. It explores the region's history during the early period of British industrialization, with a particular focus on cotton spinning activities. Details related to the area's labor supply are presented. Topics discussed include industrialists Richard Arkwright and John Smedley, patents, and cotton spinning machinery.


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