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Coaley Mill

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Coaley Mill - Corn, Cloth and Ironworks by Ray Wilson

This article gives a brief history of the site but is mainly concerned with the manufacture of spades and shovels from about 1925 to 1944 by the firm of Leonard Thomas & Co at Coaley Mill. It gives a description of the premises and manufacturing processes.

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Workers at Coaley Mill in the 1920s