Turner Wage Book digitisation project

A wage book belonging to William Turner, operator of Higher Mill through the first half of the 19 Century, was recently loaned to the Trust by former Trustee and local historian Chris Aspin. Digitised at Lancashire Archives this book sheds light on the workers at Higher Mills during 1850-52. With a gap following the death of Turner in 1852, a second list then records those

Turner Wage Book digitisation project 2018-05-14T10:35:19+00:00

Opening Hours Confirmed

Higher Mill Wool Story It has been confirmed that Helmshore Mills Textile Museum will open on the following days and times: Saturdays from 26 May to 21 July 2018, 12-4pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 27 July to 28 October 2018, 12-4pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Easter to the end of October 2019, 12-4pm Further details and a programme of events and

Opening Hours Confirmed 2018-05-14T09:45:25+00:00

Helmshore Mills Textile Museum to reopen

Lancashire County Council has confirmed plans to reopen Helmshore Mills Textile Museum on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 26 May to 28 October 2018 and from Easter to the end of October 2019. Sister site, Queen Street Mill Textile Museum in Burnley will also open on the same terms from 7 July. Further details released by Lancashire County Council can be accessed here. We would

Helmshore Mills Textile Museum to reopen 2018-04-18T18:58:14+00:00

Volunteer Researchers Wanted

Thanks to a University of Central Lancashire Community History and Heritage Funding grant, the Trust is recruiting volunteers to take part in a project to discover the stories behind Higher Mill. The project will run until July 2018 and focus on the social history of the Mill. This will include in-depth research into original owners the Turner family, subsequent owners and mill workers. When the

Volunteer Researchers Wanted 2018-02-23T16:26:47+00:00