Pottery established in 1770 in Hunslet, South Leeds notable for intricate pierced creamware known as Leedsware.
A copper and tin mine to the south of Camborne in Cornwall named after the mineral lord, Lady Frances Basset
An ironworks and foundry in Haigh near Wigan that was notable for the manufacture of steam engines.
The Round Foundry was an engineering works off Water Lane in Holbeck, Leeds in Yorkshire. The complex was built for Fenton, Murray and Wood.
The National Coal Board (NCB) was the statutory corporation created to run the coal mining industry in the United Kingdom under the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946.
Leigh’s silk industry grew after 1827 in and around the area of the old parish when silk was woven on domestic hand looms and later in weaving sheds using silk yarn supplied from Macclesfield by agents from Manchester.
Manchester Liners was a cargo and passenger shipping company founded in 1898, based in Manchester, England.
John Grundy Limited was a company of heating engineeers and ironfounders started in Tyldesley, Lancashire in 1857.
Potts of Leeds was founded in 1833. The company made domestic timepieces and expanded into the manufacture and repair of public clocks, based in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
Wallsuches Bleachworks takes its name from an area of Horwich in Greater Manchester, England. The area is notable for the bleachworks started by Thomas Ridgway.