Mills & Industries : Folder 6 : Cataract Mill

Dublin Core


Mills & Industries : Folder 6 : Cataract Mill


Mills & industries in Marple and District


Folder containing items relating to Mills & Industries of Marple and District


Data Protection Checked/Update 2022 JC



Collection Items

Material on Cataract Bridge Mill
Information / Photographs on Cataract Bridge Mill and Residential Estate :
1. Exhibition information.
2. Photocopy of Letter Heading from 1942 for Wm Jowett Limited, wadding & cotton wool mfg.
3. Three Colour photographs of Cataract Mill flood…

Cataract Mill : Extracts from Letters 1885 - 1887 : Tom Oldham Papers
Extracts from correspondence from Tom Oldham to William Jowett, cotton wool and wadding manufacturer in Mellor from 1885 re boiler installation at Cataract Mill.
Also correspondence between Tom Olham and Jack Jowett from 1974. with further…

School Project on Cataract Bridge Mill : History Around Us : D England 1980
Twenty three hand written pages by David England (aged 15 years) school project entitled Cataract Bridge Mill, "History Around Us" 1980.
With information on the history of Cataract Bridge Mill, with site information, illustrations (both internal…

"End of an Era" : Cataract Mill Closure : 2004
Full page article from Marple Review Autumn 2004 giving a report with photographs of the closure of Cataract Bridge Mill by Avril Marsh under the headline " End of an Era"
Photograph of Don Lingard

Cataract Bridge Mill : Site and Location Maps : 1836
Hand drawn map showing Cataract Bridge Mill site with Mill Pond and stream by Tom Oldham
Photocopy of the 1836 tithe map showing Longhurst Lane / Cataract Bridge, no mill.

Material on : Cataract Bridge Mill : Demolition/ Redevelopment  : 2004
a. Invitation to Public Exhibition by R Hamilton Limited with regards to demolition and redevelopment of Cataract Mill 2004.
b. Email correspondence with Mellorbrook re redevelopment.
c. Newspaper notice of planning permission for 2l apartments at…

"The Last Mill in Mellor" : Cataract Mill article by J Hearle : 2005
Three page article by John W S Hearle in the Textile Magazine from 2005 giving history mills in the area and the closure of Cataract Bridge Mill with photographs of the interior machinery.

Cataract Mill Clock : Newspaper Article : 1937
Typed transcript of newspaper article from North Cheshire Herald 3rd September 1937 reporting on Messrs Lingard's Cataract Mill Clock, whilst cleaning it established dated from 1824 and that it originally was bought from Bottoms Mill.

Invoice for Wm Jowett Ltd, Cataract Bridge Mills : 1942
Photocopy of company invoice from Wm Jowett Limited, Wadding & Cotton Wool Manufacturers, Cataract Bridge Mills, Mellor dated 1942 listing companies and expenditure from April 28th to May 2nd 1942.

Photographs relating to Cataract Bridge Mill and Redevelopment<br /><br />
1967 - 2012
Large selection of photographs from different times and sources from black and white photographs of the clean up after floods in 1967 to the closure, demolition and redevelopment of the Cataract site.
Three colour photographs on card of 2012 flood…
View all 11 items

Collection Tree