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Hand Loom Weaver

Hand loom Weaver Undated
Title Hand Loom Weaver
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID F339
Comment A rare image of a hand loom weaver at work, once a common sight in the area before the factories were built, the last hand loom weavers operated in Rawdon.

Previous Comments:

My Mum lived in one of the weavers cottages at the bottom of Canada Road, Rawdon, and up in the attic there was still evidence and wooden hooks and pegs remaining from the days when the hand loom weavers used to work in these cottages.
29 April 2015.

Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 20 Apr 2021.
Last updated: 15 October 2022 – Image updated.

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