Mills & Mines



H mill, Dean CloughRef 15-1233

Haley Hill Mills, HalifaxRef 15-13
Aka Haley Hill Shed, Haley Hill Works, Haley Mills, Hanson's Mill, and Holroyd's Mill.

The Mill stood at the bottom of Haley Hill, at the junction with Mill Street.

Owners and tenants of the mills have included


On 5th February 1919, the Mayor Howard Clay unveiled the Hanson's Mill Memorial in memory of those employees of William Hanson & Company who left the firm for military service.

The mills were later known as Holroyd's Mill.

The mills were badly damaged by fire in December 2003. In November 2007, a proposal was announced to build a supermarket on the site

Halifax Brewery CompanyRef 15-H185
Brewers and maltsters established around 1897 by John Naylor at Warley Springs. The company controlled all Naylor's brewing interests. Naylor installed a brewer and a manager to take care of the running of the brewery.

In September 1897, they bought the Elephant & Castle, Hawksclough at auction for £3,525.

They owned the Rock Tavern, Elland [1903], the Blue Ball, Norland [1914].

In 1910, Naylor sold his brewery business to James Alderson & Company Limited.

The business later merged with Thomas Ramsden & Son Limited

Halifax Brush Works, Raglan StreetRef 15-656

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Halifax Gas WorksRef 15-819
In the early 19th century, many local firms – such as Holdsworth's and Crossley's – had their own gas production plants to light their mills and factories.

A by-product of this was ammonia which was then used in the processing of their textiles.

In 20th December 1887, 3 gas explosions at the works caused some damage to property.

See William Carr, Charlestown Viaduct, Halifax, Halifax Gas Works Offices, Halifax Improvements Acts [1872], Halifax Tar Works, Thomas Holgate, Marsh Quarries, Southowram, Skircoat Road, Halifax and Stevenson & Utley

Halifax Glazed Brick WorksRef 15-737

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Halifax Printing WorksRef 15-648
Established in 1832. They were at 30/32 George Street, Halifax.

Owners and tenants have included

Halifax Stained Glass WorksRef 15-1149
Recorded in 1942, when an advertisement announced

Richard T. Titley
115 Pellon Lane, Halifax

Halifax Steam Brewery LimitedRef 15-1051

Halifax Tar WorksRef 15-1150
On 13th September 1905, Halifax Town Council resolved to sell the tar works for £6,000.

See Halifax Gas Works

Hall End Cabinet Works, HalifaxRef 15-1198
Owners and tenants have included

Hall Ing Mill, TodmordenRef 15-1320
Aka Crescent Mill

Hand Carr Mill, LuddendenfootRef 15-1200
Aka Clough Mill.

This may be the property which Watson refers to as

Bycar oil or leather mill

A mill, powered by Hand Carr Clough, is recorded on the south side of the Calder [1758].

There was a water wheel race with 2 wheels – an upper and a lower wheel – in a separate building.

Woollen spinning began here about 1795, when

were here.

It was later a worsted spinning mill [1800s].

It was later converted into 2 dwellings.

Only fragments of the walls remain.

See Hand Carr Farm, Luddendenfoot

Hanging Lee Mill, RippondenRef 15-H397
Aka Little Britain.

Built in 1788 as a wool scribbling mill. It was a 3-storey mill measuring 44 ft by 34 ft. The waterwheel measured 30 ft by 4 ft.

The mill burned down in 1865, and the present smaller building was erected by Thomas Wolstenholme & Company.

The machinery was taken out in 1897, and the mill was sold to the Sowerby Bridge United Clubs Brewery Company Limited.

In 1924, it became the Ripponden Free Brewery Company Limited. When the company was dissolved in the 1920s, the mill lay empty.

When the Ryburn reservoir was constructed, Wakefield Corporation bought the mill and converted it into a hostel for their workmen. It accommodated about 75 men. The hostel closed in June 1932.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Hangingroyd Dye Works, Hebden BridgeRef 15-814
Hangingroyd Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


On 7th December 1887, a fire caused around £400 damage at the works

See Hangingroyd Mill, Hebden Bridge

Hangingroyd Mill, Hebden BridgeRef 15-975
Originally a corn mill built on Hebden Water.

It later became a dyeing and finishing mill. Fustian was produced here.

The Halifax Guardian [Saturday 10th February 1844] announced

Hanging Royd Mill, Hebden Bridge.

Sale by Private Contract for the remainder of a Term of which six years will be unexpired on 1st May next.

All that valuable WATER CORN MILL now in the occupation of Messrs J. & J. Bairstow. Also WHITESMITH'S SHOP and SMITHY adjoining in the occupation of Samuel.

The mill possesses a Fall of 10 feet upon the powerful stream of the river Hebden, has a Water Wheel (nearly new) 15 feet diameter, is 3 stories high and contains 2 pairs of French Stones, 2 pairs of Meal Stones, Dressing Machine, Malt Rollers, Splitters.,etc,

Apply to Messrs Bairstow of Hebden Bridge or Inchfield Mill, Near Todmorden or Messrs Sutcliffe, Solicitors, Hebden Bridge


A weaving shed was added [1871].

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


The Mill has been demolished and housing – Waterside Fold – built on the site.

See Hangingroyd Dye Works, Hebden Bridge

Hanson Lane Cotton Mill, HalifaxRef 15-H294
Steam powered cotton-spinning mill designed in 1868-1869 by Roger Ives and built for Samuel Whitley and his business S. Whitley & Company.

As it was being constructed, the chimney of the new mill was shattered by lightning on 18th May 1869.

On 1st January 1912, a new clock was placed in the tower of the mill.

Demolished in 19??

See Hanson Lane Cotton Mill World War I Memorial

Hanson Lane Toffee Mills HalifaxRef 15-596
Horne Street. Recorded in 1907

Owners and tenants have included

Hanson's Mill, HalifaxRef 15-1381
Haley Hill.

Recorded in 1921.

A popular name for Haley Hill Mills, Halifax.

Owners and tenants have included

See Hanson's Mill Memorial, Halifax

Hard Bed Pit, SiddalRef 15-1105
Hard coal pit. Recorded in 1850.

See Soft Bed Pit, Siddal

Hare Mill, TodmordenRef 15-H295
Burnley Road.

Seven-storeyed steam-powered cotton-spinning mill built for the Hare Spinning Company Limited.

It was constructed of red Accrington brick, designed by Abraham Stott, and stood on a site opposite Centre Vale Park. Stott's design was similar to that used in Lancashire mills, and utilised rolled steel columns and reinforced concrete, and was unpopular when it was first proposed.

Construction, on what was Holme Meadow, started when the first sod was cut on 1st June 1907.

The mill was to contain around 84,000 spindles.

The final cost of the mill was £218,285. There were financial and board-room problems and the mill finally opened in August 1912. A second identical mill was proposed, but never built.

There was the logo of a white hare on the mill chimney.

There were claims of fraud in the Hare Spinning Company and the company was wound up in 1914. The mill was bought by William Hopwood for £131,450. He sold it to the newly-formed Mons Mill Company Limited and the mill was renamed Mons Mill. There was a later company Mons Mill (1919) Limited which took over the mill in 1919.

See Little Oldham, Todmorden

Hare Street Mills, HalifaxRef 15-615
Hare Street.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


In 1968, the company added a completely new purpose-built factory

Hargreaves Foundry, Water LaneRef 15-1178
Established by Ebenezer Hargreaves in 18??.

See E. Hargreaves & Company

Harley Head Quarry, LightcliffeRef 15-1417
St Giles Road.

Recorded around 1900.

See Harley Head Farm, Hove Edge

Harley House Mill, TodmordenRef 15-83

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


See Harley House, Todmorden

Harrison Farm Quarry, SouthowramRef 15-1116
Recorded in 1777

Hartshead CollieryRef 15-H283
Aka Soap House Pit. Coal mine at Hartshead.

Closed in 1933

Hartshead Moor PitRef 15-1137
Coal mine. Recorded in 1851.

The pit closed around 1928

Hathershelf Scout DelphsRef 15-601
Quarry shown as disused on maps of 1907

Haugh Shaw Brass FoundryRef 15-1022
Moorfield Street, Halifax. Recorded in 1937

Haugh Shaw Mills, HalifaxRef 15-35

Owners and tenants have included

  • Lawton's

See Moorfield Mill, Halifax

Haugh Stone Mill, StansfieldRef 15-851
Cotton mill. Built in 1796.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Hawksclough Mill, Hebden RoydRef 15-139
A fulling mill is mentioned in 1310.

James Maude built a mill here.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Hawksclough Mill, MytholmroydRef 15-729
Burnley Road, Hawksclough.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Hay's Mill, MixendenRef 15-979
Aka Hays Mill, Hayes Mill.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


See Mixenden Mills

Hazel Grove Mill, BogdenRef 15-248
Aka Bogden Mill

Hazlehirst Stone Quarry, Ambler ThornRef 15-427

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Hazlehurst Quarry, ShibdenRef 15-1326
Recorded in 1852, when Jonas Herd was killed here

Heath Works, HalifaxRef 15-1015
South Parade.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Hebble End Dye Works, ErringdenRef 15-H775
The works burned down on 27th October 1864.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Hebble End Mill, ErringdenRef 15-869
In the early 1830s, the name of Stubbing Mill, Erringden was changed to Hebble End Mill

Hebble End Saw Mill, ErringdenRef 15-1163
Owners and tenants have included

Hebble End Works, Hebden BridgeRef 15-812

Owners and tenants of the works have included


It was later known as Beehive Works

Hebble Lane Mill, WheatleyRef 15-908
Stood next to Wheatley Corn Mill.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Hebble Mill, WheatleyRef 15-406
Along the Hebble Brook.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


See John Garnett and Walter Garnett

Hebble Mills, SalterhebbleRef 15-H680
Bottoms. Aka Hebble Brook Mills.

Owners and tenants of the mills have included


The mills were damaged by fire on 7th December 1913.

It has recently [2003] been converted to flats

Hebden Bridge Dye WorksRef 15-352
There was a fire here on 15th March 1967

Hebden Bridge Electricity WorksRef 15-821
New electricity works of Hebden Bridge District Council opened on 17th February 1904 at Valley Road, Hebden Bridge.

Electricity was brought to Crimsworth Dean for the first time in 1958

Hebden Bridge Gas WorksRef 15-H959
Aka Crow Nest Works

Hebden Bridge MillRef 15-H7
St George's Square. Aka Bridge Mill.

This was originally the mediæval manorial corn mill for the Manor of Wadsworth. It was built on Hebden Water about 1314 by Sir John de Thornhill. It is one of the oldest buildings in Hebden Bridge.

About 1760, it was converted to a textile mill.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Around 1820, it was converted to steam-power and the mill chimney – now listed – is still a landmark

In the 1970s, it was in danger of demolition.

It is now shops.

The waterwheel – 3½ ton and 14 ft in diameter – was used until the 1950s, and has been restored by the present owner.

Hebden Vale Iron Works, Hebden BridgeRef 15-502
Next to Foster Mill on Victoria Road. On Hebden Water.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Hebden Works, Hebden BridgeRef 15-815
Hangingroyd Lane. Aka Hangingroyd Shed, Hebden Bridge, Linden Mill.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


See Nutclough Estate

Hebden Works, HeptonstallRef 15-H780

Hedge Top Quarry, NorthowramRef 15-909
Hedge Top Lane.

Owners and tenants of the quarry have included


Hell Hole Quarry, Hebden BridgeRef 15-467
Blake Dean quarry where the stone for the reservoirs was cut. Hardcastle Crags Railway was built to carry stone from the quarry

Helliwell's Mill, MytholmroydRef 15-366

Helm Mills, RastrickRef 15-501

Owners and tenants of the mill have included

  • Cellofoam (Yorkshire) Limited [1980]

Helvetia Works, RastrickRef 15-1334
Birds Royd.

Owners and tenants have included

Heptonstall QuarryRef 15-795
Now disused.

See Rabbit Rock, Heptonstall

Hexagon Iron Works, HalifaxRef 15-143
Pellon Lane. Demolished when Burdock Way was built.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Hexagon Iron Works, HalifaxRef 15-903
Haley Hill.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Higgin Mill, LuddendenfootRef 15-220
Aka Higgin Chamber Cotton Mill. The mill stood next to Ing Head Mill at Higgin Chamber.

It has been suggested that the 2 mills were originally a single corn mill.

Owners and tenants of the 2 mills have included


In the 1840s, the mill was used for worsted spinning.

It burned down on 5th September 1856. It was never rebuilt. Cottages were built on the site

Higginbottom's Cotton Mill, Lee BankRef 15-1400
Recorded in 1855, when Henry Radcliffe started work here

Question: Does anyone know the name or anything more of this Mill?


High Level Brass Works, HalifaxRef 15-579
Aka High Level Works. 268 Pellon Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


See Hope Packing Case Works, Halifax

High Level Iron Works, HalifaxRef 15-894
Exmoor Street / Parkinson Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


High Level Mineral Water Works, PellonRef 15-972
Pellon Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


High Lumb Mill, ColdenRef 15-H521
Aka Upper Lumb Mill, Colden. One of the Lumb Mills, Heptonstall.

Built 1815.

The chimney is dated 1844.

Owners and tenants of the mills have included


See Low Lumb Mill

Higher Eastwood Cotton Mill, TodmordenRef 15-286
Built in 1840

Higher Holme Foundry & Weaving Shed, GauxholmeRef 15-1036

Highfield Coal Pit, SouthowramRef 15-H788
Aka Bank Top Pit.

An early name for Pit Farm, Southowram.

Owners and tenants have included

Several accidents were recorded here in the 19th century.

Patrick Burke died after falling down a shaft at the pit 11th December 1854.

In November 1855, Robert Edleston Junior was charged with selling coals at Bank Top Pit, Southowram, by the corve instead of by weight. Edleston said he had nothing to do with selling coal in small quantities; he merely worked at the pit as the executor of Mr Thomas Holmes. The case was postponed for further evidence

Highfield Mine, SouthowramRef 15-1285

Highley's Mill, Pellon LaneRef 15-201
Demolished in 1979

Highmoor Pit, CliftonRef 15-477
Coal mine. Recorded in 1851

Highroad Well FoundryRef 15-589
Sandhall Lane / Gibbet Street. Recorded in 1907

Highroad Well WorksRef 15-590
Sandhall Lane / Gibbet Street. Machine tool works. Recorded in 1907

Hill Crest Works, BrighouseRef 15-1439
Recorded in 1934, when John Marshall Sykes had a tripe dressing & dripping refining business here

Hill Top Quarry, HipperholmeRef 15-521
/ Lightcliffe.

Owners and tenants of the quarry have included


On 6th August 1889, Michael Brannan was crushed to death by a fall of shale at the Quarry

Hipperholme QuarriesRef 15-1101
Foldout looks at some of the quarries in Hipperholme, Hove Edge and Lightcliffe.

See Quarries

Hipperholme Steam BreweryRef 15-H199
Another name for the Maltings, Hipperholme of Brear & Brown Limited

Hipperholme Tannery, Denholme Gate RoadRef 15-664
Gardeners Square. Aka Gardner Square Tannery. In 1903, James Lee & Sons moved here from Tanhouse Hill.

The building stood opposite Hipperholme Grammar School.

It is now a pottery store, Hipperpottery.

Lee's Buildings were built for the workers at the tannery

Hipperholme Tannery, Tanhouse HillRef 15-665
Stood at the top of Tanhouse Hill at the junction with the Leeds-Halifax Road. The Tannery gave its name to the hill.

Tanning is reported here from the mid / late 1700s.

In 1822, Robert Taylor had open tan pits there with a horse gin grinding the tree bark needed for the tanning process.

In 1867 James Lee bought Tan House Croft and built the Tannery building. There was a small reservoir behind Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme to serve the Tannery.

They employed 60 workers [1894].

The Lee family ran the business until 1903 when they sold the Tannery to Brookes and moved their operations to Denholmegate Road.

The building was later put to various uses and by late 1980s it became a camping centre, selling tents, outdoor clothing and equipment.

In 1990, it burned down.

The present building was erected in 1992/3

Hipperholme WorksRef 15-1201
A name for the brickworks of Allen & Son (Halifax) Limited in the Walterclough Valley in 1930s

Hole Bottom Mill, StansfieldRef 15-195
A water-powered cotton spinning mill was built at Meadow Bottom in 1790.

It was a 2-storey/3-storey mill measuring 36 ft by 108 ft.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


In February 1833 a young worker at the mill was badly injured at the mill.

The mill fell into disuse.

It was destroyed by fire On 1st February 1918.

Oak Hill, Todmorden stands on the site

Hole Bottom Mill, WainstallsRef 15-1307
Square Mill, Wainstalls was known as Hole Bottom Mill [1852, 1871]

Hollings Mill, RippondenRef 15-31
Built around 1788 by Elkanah Hoyle.

In 1790, it was owned by John Hoyle. It was enlarged in 1792. Elkanah Hoyle took over the mill.

Question: The dates for the various Hoyle occupancies do not fit in with the individuals' dates. Any help in resolving these – and the various Elkanahs – would be appreciated


The mill was demolished and Ripponden Commercial Mills built on the site

Hollins Bottom Mill, WalsdenRef 15-1037
Hollins Road

Owners and tenants of the mill have included

Hollins Estate Quarry, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-830
Hollins Mill Lane.

Owners and tenants of the quarry have included


A man was killed at the quarry on 28th November 1902

Hollins Grove QuarryRef 15-791

Owners and tenants of the quarry have included


Hollins Hey Mine, EllandRef 15-1296

Hollins Mill, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-505
Originally owned by the Waterhouse family it was bought by James Clay & Sons in 1857 and ownership subsequently moved to the Hollings Mill Estate Company.

The Mill was also known as Hollings Mill and this is the name which James Clay & Sons used for the premises from the late 19th Century.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


There were a number of incidents at the Mill

See Hollins Dam, Sowerby Bridge

Hollins Mill, WalsdenRef 15-H293
Steam powered cotton mill built around 1857.

It was used by Abraham Ormerod & Brothers.

In December 1858, mule spinners went on strike at the mill. They had previously worked by the day, but had changed to piece work and had failed to come to satisfactory terms with Ormerod's.

In 1904, it was bought by Caleb Hoyle.

In 1929, Joshua Hoyle sold the mill.

The mill had 4 storeys, 18 bays with a single storey weaving shed & 30,000 spindles.

Some buildings were demolished in 19?? and others are used by light industry

Hollins Tannery, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-511
Hollins Lane.

Owners and tenants of the tannery have included


Hollins Tool Works, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-444
Hollins Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


The works were demolished in 2002. Housing now stands on the site

Hollins Works, Hebden BridgeRef 15-772
Bond Street / Hangingroyd Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Holly Royd Quarry, SouthowramRef 15-1056
Owners and tenants have included Joseph Thompson & Son [1905]

Hollyns Mill, GreetlandRef 15-H774
Or Hollings Mill.

Rochdale Road.

Worsted mill.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


The building is to be converted into flats [2006].

The mill was demolished [2009].

A warehouse stands on the opposite side of the road. This is now a private house.

Holme End Bobbin Mill, Cragg ValeRef 15-1092
Bobbin factory

Holme End Dye Works, Cragg ValeRef 15-H776
Hippens End.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Holme House Bridge Mill, BoothRef 15-172
Originally a fulling mill on the Luddenden Brook.

From 1769, it was owned by the Ogden family.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


The mill closed in 1941. When the mill was demolished, the waterwheel is said to have been taken to Shibden Hall

Holme House Mill, HalifaxRef 15-146

Holme House Mill, WarleyRef 15-876
Wade Wood.

Aka Jowler Mill, Luddenden.

Built around 1812 by Jonathan Bracken for his daughter Agnes.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


In 1933, the engine was converted to a turbine.

The Mill used water fed from the Cold Edge Dams by a goit which ran along the hillside.

See Cold Edge Dam Company and Grotto Terrace, Warley

Holme Iron Works, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-834
The Holmes.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Lord Holme Mill, Hebden BridgeRef 15-L80
Aka Gibson Mill.

One of the Hebden valley mills

Holme Mill, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-107
Hollins Mill Lane.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


The mill was famous for its leaning chimney

Holme Mill, StainlandRef 15-459
Aka Beeston Mill, Holywell Green.

It was originally water-powered, but was converted to steam-power when the water supply ran short.

On 8th January 1864, when it was occupied by Messrs Whittel and others, fire caused damage estimated at £700.

On 25th March 1866, the Mill was occupied by Joseph Whittel, Martha Whittel & Son, & William Whitworth, & was totally destroyed by fire.

The Mill was owned by John Shaw & Sons [1875].

On 23rd May 1895, 5 women were killed in an explosion at the Mill, and John Shaw the mill-owner was injured.

See The Stainland Boiler Explosion

Holme Mill, StansfieldRef 15-849
Built 1795.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


The mill was demolished to make way for the railway

Lord Holme Mill, TodmordenRef 15-96

Holme Mills, StainlandRef 15-1385
Doghouse Lane.

Recorded in 1914, when cotton spinners Messrs Bottomley's were here

Question: Can anyone identify the Mill or the Bottomleys here?


Holme Royd Mills, LuddendenfootRef 15-499
Built in 1924 by H. Hellewell. Next to Fairlea Mills.

There was a disastrous fire here on 14th November 1935.

It closed in 1972 and was demolished.

The site is now [2009] occupied by a scrap yard and Fairlea Motors

Holmeroyd Mill, BrighouseRef 15-1350
Bradford Road (east side).

Stood opposite Prospect Dye Works. Built after 1910

Holmfield Brick WorksRef 15-911
Holdsworth Road.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Holmfield Mills, OvendenRef 15-20
Mills evolved here because of the beck which now runs beneath the site.

See Walter Brenard and Shay Lane Mill

Holroyd's Mill, Dean CloughRef 15-379
An earlier name for Haley Hill Mills.

See Dean Clough Mill

Holroyds Mill, Holywell GreenRef 15-956
Built for John Shaw & Sons.

The nearby Springwood Terrace was built for their workers.

The mill was demolished in the 1970s

Holt's Mill, EastwoodRef 15-370
Hebden Bridge.

Aka Martin Holt's Mill.

Built about 1895.

Recorded around 1915

Holybank Mill, GreetlandRef 15-417
[2006] Proposal to build houses on the site

Holywell Mills, Holywell GreenRef 15-724

Owners and tenants of the mills have included


Hoo Hole Dye Works, Cragg ValeRef 15-H778
Cragg Road.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


There was a fire here on 5th November 1953

Hoo Hole Mill, MytholmroydRef 15-231
19th century mill on Elphin Brook. There was a corn mill and a fulling mill here. The waterwheel was 26 ft in diameter and 8 ft wide.

This was a part of the Hoo Hole estate and one of the Cragg mills.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Hope Hall Mills, HalifaxRef 15-942
Union Street South.

Owners and tenants of the mills have included


Hope Iron Works, PellonRef 15-588
Arundel Street.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


Hope Mill, StansfieldRef 15-1038
Vale Street. Cotton spinning mill built in 1855. Used for cotton weaving [1879]. Partly demolished

Hope Mill, TodmordenRef 15-H296
Hope Street.

Steam-powered cotton-spinning mill built in 1855.

It was used as a warp sizing factory – Hope Mill Size Works.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


Some of the buildings were demolished in 19??.

In 2005, there were proposals to build shops and houses on the site.

In 2007, a proposal to build over 100 homes on the site was approved

Hope Packing Case Works, HalifaxRef 15-932
Aka Hope Leather Factory. 268 Pellon Lane.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


See High Level Works, Halifax

Hope Street Mills, HalifaxRef 15-1330
See Steam Confectionery Works, Halifax

Horley Green Fire Clay & Sanitary Tube WorksRef 15-592
Recorded in 1907.

Oates & Green Limited were here [1915]

Horley Green Mills, HalifaxRef 15-H679

Owners and tenants have included

Recorded in 1967

Horse Mill, HalifaxRef 15-H710

Horsfall Mill, TodmordenRef 15-302

Hough Mills, NorthowramRef 15-775
Bradford Road. A weaving mill is recorded here [1933]

Houghstones Mill, StansfieldRef 15-304
Aka Ratcha.

Built by John Helliwell on his own land [1795].

This was originally a small water-powered, cotton carding and spinning mill.

Owners and tenants have included

Lawrence Wilson began business here.

It was later owned by the Hartley Brothers of Meadow-bottom.

See Houghstones Farm, Stansfield

Hove Edge QuarryRef 15-1234
Owners and tenants have included

Howcans Brick Works, HolmfieldRef 15-912
Aka Howcans Fine Clay Works, Howcans Earthenware Works. Built by the Halliday family.

On 24th August 1856, a former employee John Howarth, set fire to hay and a barn at the works.

Owners and tenants of the works have included


See Holmfield Railway Station, Howcans Pottery, Ovenden and Howcans

Howcans Pottery, OvendenRef 15-H750
Aka Pot-Howcans.

Established by the Halliday family – when they moved from Pule Hill Pottery – around 1775.

Members of the firm included

They produced a range of functional objects in slip-ware – such as cups & mugs, fruit stands, loving cups, money boxes, plaques, plate baskets, tea caddies, teapots, and tobacco boxes.

The pottery stayed with the Halliday family until it closed in 1889. It continued making fire-bricks and retorts.

The firm became George & William Halliday Limited

In February 1853, Robert Sutcliffe was killed by a fall of clay at the works.

The last owner of the pottery was William Halliday.

See John Morton

Hoyle Bottom Mill, WainstallsRef 15-874
Aka Square Mill, Wainstalls

Hoyle House Mill, WarleyRef 15-881

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


In 1810, it was converted into cottages

Hudson's Mill, HeptonstallRef 15-H781
Colden valley.

A manorial corn mill on Colden Water was recorded here in 1353.

In 1571, Thomas Hudson bequeathed a fulling mill here to his son.

The mill was rebuilt in 1738.

Around 1786, it was used as a cotton mill.

It was one of the first mills in the district.

Owners and tenants of the mill have included


It is now a private house

See John Barker

Hunter Hill Quarries, WainstallsRef 15-945
Withens Road.

Owners and tenants of the quarries have included

  • Wood Brothers [1905]
  • Jagger & Sons [1905]

Hutch Royd Mill, RippondenRef 15-410
Aka Bogden Mill, Rishworth

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