Finding Employment.....

Biddulph Valley Ironworks

Hurst Quarry Workers

Agricultural work on one of the many farms such as Hay Hill, Beacon House and High Bent.

Domestic servants in one of the large houses such as the Grange and the Moorhouse.

Small businesses such as: Charles Machin & Sons - Builders, Isaac Holland, Wheelwright.

Iron Workers at Biddulph Valley

Casstles: Potters’ Sand Merchant, Gillow Heath
Holt Brothers: Potters’ Sand Merchant, the Hurst
Samuel Hall: Colliery Owner, Gillow Heath
United Velvet Cutters Association Ltd: Mills at Gillow Heath, Station Road & The Square, Biddulph
Samuel Peake: Rockingham Ware Manufacturer, Gillow Heath
Robert Heath & Sons Ltd: Iron & Coal Masters
Frederick Jackson: Fustian Cutter, Biddulph Moor

Workers at Jackson’s Fustian Mill, Biddulph Moor

Lea Forge Workers

Shops and service providers such as:

Co-operative Stores on the High Street

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