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Old 14-06-2019, 16:06   #1
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Gyron Freres

Hi - I’ve searched the internet for Gyron Freres (Velvet Weavers) and can’t find anything out. It was at the bottom Ormerod St, did it have a mill name?

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Old 05-09-2019, 15:57   #2
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Re: Gyron Freres

I once had a temporary job at Giron Freres, sweeping up in their weaving mill, when I was a student. I think it was in Victoria St, off Ormerod St, although someone else on here will probably have a better memory than me.
If this link works, it implies it was called Lodge Mill.

https://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.asp...=6188&recfc=0#
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Old 05-09-2019, 16:02   #3
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Re: Gyron Freres

It was definitely called Lodge Mill.
It was on Victoria Street and faced Major street.
My recollection is that they wove velvet there.
The boiler man there was a good friend of my Grandad and they used to frequent to Woodnook pub.
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Old 07-09-2019, 19:00   #4
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My sister worked there
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i worked yon in 60s the boss was called Mr Ablett a real horrible get.
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