A report on Styal

Styal Cross (restored 2010)
Altrincham Road in Styal
Quarry Bank Mill
Norcliffe Chapel, Styal Village

Village and civil parish on the River Bollin near Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.

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Styal Cross (restored 2010)

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Quarry Bank Mill

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Part of the Oak Cottages at Styal
Workers' cottages at Styal Estate
The Apprentice House where up to 90 children lived
Front elevation of Quarry Bank Mill
Workers cottages
Workers cottages
Norcliffe Chapel
A working Mule spinning machine at Quarry Bank Mill.
A view inside the largest water wheel in the United Kingdom. It is still working today, powering the looms.
The new wheel

Quarry Bank Mill (also known as Styal Mill) in Styal, Cheshire, England, is one of the best preserved textile factories of the Industrial Revolution.

St Bartholomew's Church

Wilmslow

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Market town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East in Cheshire, England, 11 mi south of Manchester city centre.

Market town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East in Cheshire, England, 11 mi south of Manchester city centre.

St Bartholomew's Church
Alan Turing, aged 16
Alan Garner, 2011
William Roache, 2017
Liz Blatchford, 2006
Michael Rother, 2007

Wilmslow gained most of Bollinfee, most of Fulshaw and part of Pownall Fee; the rest of Fulshaw became part of the much reduced Bollinfee civil parish, in Alderley Edge Urban District, while the other 1523 acre of Pownall Fee were used to create the new Styal civil parish.

River Bollin

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Major tributary of the River Mersey in the north-west of England.

Major tributary of the River Mersey in the north-west of England.

It flows through the Styal country park and was used in the cotton calico factory there, Quarry Bank Mill, as a source of power.

Styal Cottage Homes

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Styal Cottage Homes were open from October 1898 to 1956 and housed destitute children from the Manchester area.

Styal Cottage Homes were open from October 1898 to 1956 and housed destitute children from the Manchester area.

They were established in Styal by the Chorlton Poor Law Union Board of Guardians who financed the project with a loan of £50,000 from Liverpool Corporation.

Norcliffe Chapel

Norcliffe Chapel

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Norcliffe Chapel

Norcliffe Chapel is in the village of Styal, Cheshire, England.

National Trust

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Charity and membership organisation for heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Charity and membership organisation for heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Octavia Hill by John Singer Sargent, 1898
The first building the Trust acquired was Alfriston Clergy House in 1896
Bodiam Castle was acquired by the Trust in 1926
Stourhead
Cothele
In 2002 the Trust acquired Tyntesfield, a Victorian Gothic mansion
Heelis
Barrington Court
Rembrandt self-portrait at Buckland Abbey
Cliffs and Worm's Head at Rhossili
Attingham Park, the Trust's most visited property in the 2020-21 season
Dunham Massey Hall was the only property in the top ten most visited, to have increased visitor numbers in 2020-21

Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire was donated to the Trust in 1939 with an estate including the village of Styal, which had been built for the mill workers by Samuel Greg.

Norcliffe Hall

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Norcliffe Hall is a large house encompassing 20,254 square feet near the village of Styal, Cheshire, England.

Robert Hyde Greg, portrait c.1845

Robert Hyde Greg

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English industrialist, economist, antiquary, and - briefly - a Member of Parliament.

English industrialist, economist, antiquary, and - briefly - a Member of Parliament.

Robert Hyde Greg, portrait c.1845

He died at Norcliffe Hall, Styal, Cheshire and is buried at the Dean Row Unitarian Chapel, Wilmslow.

HM Prison Styal

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HM Prison Styal is a Closed Category prison for female adults and young offenders in Styal, Cheshire, England.

Spinning mills in Ancoats, Manchester, England – representation of a mill-dominated townscape

Cotton mill

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Building that houses spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution in the development of the factory system.

Building that houses spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution in the development of the factory system.

Spinning mills in Ancoats, Manchester, England – representation of a mill-dominated townscape
Lancashire cotton mill, 1914
Marvel's Mill in Northampton pictured in 1746 – the earliest known pictorial representation of a cotton mill.
Richard Arkwright's first 1771 Cromford Mill in Derbyshire, with three of its original five storeys remaining
Old Mill, built as a steam-powered mill in Ancoats in 1798, is the oldest surviving cotton mill in Manchester
Slater's Mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, built in 1790
McConnel & Company mills, about 1820
William Fairbairn's Lancashire boiler
Central office and warehouse block, Houldsworth Mill, Reddish
Bibb Company Mill No. 2, Oglethorpe Street, circa 1877, Macon, Ga.
Adams & Bazemore Cotton Warehouse in Macon, Georgia 1877
Broadstone Mill, in Reddish, was a large double mill built in 1906.
Elk Mill, on the Chadderton-Royton boundary, in Greater Manchester, England
The office building of former cotton mill in Lapinniemi, Tampere, Finland
Boulton and Watt engine 1784
A weaving shed, showing how all the looms were powered from overhead shafts
Minerva mill (1895)
Interior of Magnolia Cotton Mills spinning room
Some of the spinners in a cotton mill, Alabama, 1910
A little spinner in the Mollahan Mills, Newberry, South Carolina. She was tending her 'sides' like a veteran, but after I took the photo, the overseer came up and said in an apologetic tone that was pathetic, 'She just happened in.' Then a moment later he repeated the information. The mills appear to be full of youngsters that 'just happened in,' or 'are helping sister.' December 3, 1908. Witness Sara R. Hine. Location: Newberry, South Carolina"
Cotton mill workers in Cherryville, North Carolina, 1908. Periodic labour shortages led to the hiring of child labour in the United States and other countries. Had black workers been allowed in the cotton mills of the American South at this time, young workers would not have been necessary.
Print Works c. 1906 at the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, Manchester, New Hampshire

Other mills were built north of the River Ribble and a cluster of five mills in Caton near the port at Lancaster, one of which belonged to Samuel Greg who built Quarry Bank Mill at Styal in Cheshire.