EPW041919 ENGLAND (1933). The Walpamur Paint Works and Hollins Paper Mills, Darwen, 1933

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Title [EPW041919] The Walpamur Paint Works and Hollins Paper Mills, Darwen, 1933
Reference EPW041919
Date June-1933
Link
Place name DARWEN
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 368833, 423719
Longitude / Latitude -2.4722296482394, 53.70873873041
National Grid Reference SD688237

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Founded in 1845 by Potter & Co. to make base paper for their wallpaper printing business.

Potters was a founding member of the Wall Paper Manufacturers, Ltd. in 1899.

In 1923 there were four machines, one 90 ins., one 72 ins., and two 68 ins. steam powered making E.S. Writings, Cartridges, Long Elephants, White Printings, and M.G. Litho.

In 1970 mill was part of Reed Paper Group and was later sold to St. Regis which became DS Smith who shut the mill in 2012.

Chris
Monday 1st of August 2016 10:11:47 PM