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Gayle Mill and the early days of the cotton industry

[Friday 5 Febuary 2010]

Gayle Mill and the early days of the cotton industry is the title of a lecture by John McCallum on Saturday, 27 February 2010 with a 2pm start to be held at Gayle Mill, near Hawes.

Admission: £2 per head.

John McCallum is an expert on the working of Arkwright mills, and is an experienced lecturer and tour guide at Cromford Mill in Derbyshire.

He is currently producing research papers on:

"The implications of Workhouse Children in the Georgian Cotton Spinning Industry"

"The Works of Joseph Wright of Derby; his connection to the Lunar Society and the growth of Georgian industrialists"

Gayle Mill was recently restored as a working water mill following the success of BBC’s Restoration programme in the summer and is open to the public for guided tours.

Further information and tickets, please phone 01969 667320, or turn up on the day.

Email gaylemill.org.uk

Website www.gaylemill.org.uk

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