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Black Dyke Mills, a history. With introductory chapters on the development of the worsted industry in the nineteenth century. by Eric M. Sigsworth

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Published by Liverpool University Press in [Liverpool] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Foster (John) and Son, ltd.,
  • Wool trade and industry -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9901.9 F6 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination385 p.
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14583161M

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The story of the Black Dyke Band, the most consistently successful brass band in the world which was formed by John Foster the owner of Black Dike Mill at Queensbury between Halifax and Bradford in West Yorkshire in the middle of the 19th century. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Buy Black Dyke Mills, A History. With introductory chapters on the development of the worsted industry in the nineteenth century 1st by Eric M. Sigsworth (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Eric M. Sigsworth. In John Foster began his venture which resulted in the creation of the John Foster company and the building of the Black Dyke Mills at Queensbury Bradford in West Yorkshire, an area which is renown for textile manufacture. The band was formerly the band of the Black Dyke Mills in Queensbury, West Yorkshire, England, a company owned by John , a French horn player, joined with others in a small brass and reed band in Queensbury in This band faltered, and another band formed – called the Queenshead Band – which consisted of 18 musicians around

September the band were proud to celebrate their th anniversary, two of the many highlights are the publication of “ Golden Years”, a book by Dr. Roy Newsome, in word and photograph, describing the history and the progress of Black Dyke Band from to Also a unique ‘triple CD’ covering the musical history of the band on record from the early days of to the present day. The History of Black Dyke Mills This text is reproduced (with small amendments) from the booklet THE BLACK DYKE MILLS: A RECORD OF NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT (originally produced in Wool Record and Textile World, May ). J ohn Foster was one of the great pioneers of the wool textile industry and founder of the world-renowned Black Dyke Mills. John Foster (–) was a British manufacturer of worsted cloth.. He was the son of a colliery owner and farmer in Bradford, West he married Ruth Briggs, daughter of a landowner from Queensbury, on the outskirts of Bradford.. He set up in business the same year in a warehouse in Queensbury on what would later be the site of the Black Dyke Mills. Black Dyke Mills Black Dyke Mills was built from onwards by John Foster as a wool spinning and weaving mill specialising in worsted and mohair fabric, and by dominated the town.