Hunslet Mill Leeds

Urbex: Hunslet Mills, Leeds, Yorkshire – October 2008

Hunslet Mill was constructed by William Fairbairn for John Wilkinson and completed circa 1842. By 1847 some 1,500 female staff were employed in the mill reeling flax. It was occupied by a firm of linen manufacturers called Richard Buckton and Son from 1868[ and then by a firm of blanket weavers called Dodgson and Hargreaves from the mid 1920s until it closed in 1966…

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