Leather industry

There was a small leather industry in the district.

Some of those involved included

William Bayes
Boothtown Leather Works
Scipio  Brook

Samuel Camm & Company
Card clothing
Marshall  Charlesworth
James  Cooke

Dean, Howarth & Company

Richard & Joseph Emmett

Edward Fairburn & Sons
Francis  Fleming
Fleming, Birkby & Goodall Limited
J. Fleming & Son
Thomas Fleming, Son & Company
Fletcher & Shaw
Flying shuttle

E. Gledhill & Sons
Mary Gledhill & Son
Amos Graham
W. Grimes & Son

W.  Harrison
John  Hartley

Hill & Heginbottom

Kerr & Jubb

James Lee & Sons
John Lewthwaite

Henry  Oates
John  Henry Oates
Walter  Holroyd Oates
Ormerod Tool Company

Richard  Priestley

Ramsden's (Halifax)
Ryburn Leather Works, Sowerby Bridge

Edwin  Stansfield

Wilson  Taylor
George  Booth Thompson
George Thompson & Sons Limited

James  Walton
Waltons of Halifax
Taylor  Wheelhouse
Mark  Wilcock
Sylvanus  Reynolds Wilcock
Thomas  Wilson

In February 1879, there was a depression in the leather trade which led to many business failures locally and nationally

© Malcolm Bull 2021
Revised 16:22 / 14th April 2021 / 5344

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