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Started by: bentlegs (4552)

Uncle Joe, The factory that was Millingford Engineering was a Smithy before 1960 it existed for quite a few years it belonged to Cromptons Th hinge maker then passed over to Fred Lowe of Spindle Hillock, It was only a small stone built place, It only employed 3 or 4 men Fred Winstanly was the blacksmithh, As kids we went for a warm round the fire in the winter, up to 1902 or there about there was a corn mill on the corner driven by a water wheel you can see part of the old sluice gates if you look over the wall]

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