Wednesday 11 January 2023

James Kay's Flax Mills (Richard Horrocks)

Upcoming Talk - January 2023

7.30pm at Harwood Methodist Church
Thursday 26th January 2023

Speaker: Richard Horrocks

Following on from Richard's talk last year about James Kay of Turton Tower, this talk will look in more detail at Kay's mills, their sites and current locations and present forms.  This will include the mill at Bridge Street, Preston, the Penny Bridge Flax Mill near Ulverston, the 'Old Linen Mill' off Bark Street in Bolton, and the mill at Pendleton, near Salford.

Penny Bridge Flax Mill near Ulverston
More recently known as Strands Mill
Demolished in the 1960s