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Hollins MillWork in progress, weaving cotton in Hollins Mill.
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Hollins Mill'Blaster' Bates takes out the Hollins Mill Chimney in 1957.
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Hollins MillHollins Mill during demolition in 1957.
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Hollins MillInside Hollins Mill - the sign says "Why is Hollins Mill to Marple like a Razor is to a Barber? Because they are the main support." From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Hollins MillHollins Mill from Hollins Lane, entrance to Market Street just visible. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Hollins MillHollins Mill from Stockport Road. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Hollins MillHollins Mill from Hollins Lane. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Hollins Mill 1957Demolition of Hollins Mill in 1957. Photos taken by artist Paul Keen.
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Hollins Mill 1957Demolition of Hollins Mill in 1957. In 1891, at its peak, the Hollins Mill Company had 63,000 spindles and 1,500 looms.
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Hollins Mill 1957Demolition of Hollins Mill in 1957. In 1937 Mrs Sarah Tilling died at the age of 72. She had started work in the mill aged 8 and worked, with one short break, until she was 70!
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Hollins Mill 1957Demolition of Hollins Mill in 1957. The workers in the mill went on strike for the first time in 1885.
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Hollins Mill 1957Demolition of Hollins Mill in 1957. The mill used to close, usually in the 2nd week in August, for "Wakes Week. During this time no wages were paid.
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