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Thomas LOMAS
 
William CRESWICK
 
 
 
 
 

Married: 12 Sept 1774
Phillimore says 15 Sept 1774
 bd.  1750
 dd.  1822, age about 72
 occ.  Tanner; cotton mill operator
 res.  UK
 src.   [21]
 bd.  
 dd.  Deceased, age not recorded
 res.  UK
 src.   [21]

Peter LOMAS b.1750

Child (1):

Mary LOMAS

Notes for Peter LOMAS

Established with his brother, Elias Lomas, a tanyard where Brook House, Wellington Road, Bollington, now stands.

Lived at Bollington Hall Farm. Near by there was a tanyard owned by the two brothers on the site now occupied by the house and garden known as Brook House. But after some years, they saw the possibilities of another business which was springing up in the North of England - cotton spinning. At the other end of the village there was an old building, which had been a brewery, as far back as 1662. This they rented, and established there a business which, not many years after, became known as Thomas Oliver & Sons. We don't know which building this was or exactly where it was located. [21]

Notes for Mary CRESWICK

Mary was settled by her father [a share in] the land upon which Waterhouse Mill was built.

On July 23rd, 1838, Thomas Oliver bought from Thomas Creswick, Samuel Rodgers, and Mary Creswick, for £6,000, the land on which the Waterhouse Mill was built. [13]

£6,000 would have been a lot for just the land in the Waterhouse area - the transaction would almost certainly have included the mill then standing as well. [102]

Sources

13.  Document, Emma F Brooke, 1885, Happy Valley: George Swindells, notes
21.  Book, Revd. A C Oliver, 1940, History of (Thomas Oliver & Sons Ltd) during 150 Years, Happy Valley: Thomas Oliver & Sons, history
102.  Personal information, Webmaster, Research / Interview

Database family record updated: 14 August 2014


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