Samuel Marsden (Born Farsley 28th July 1764 – Died Sydney, Australia 12th May 1838) Samuel Marsden, Farsley and Merino wool are a fascinating story of textile history and the development of a Yorkshire industry. A memorial to Samuel Marsden is on Town Street, Farsley. It states that Samuel Marsden was born on the site of… Read more »
Thank you to all at Moons for a wonderful insight into the workings of this Mill. We enjoyed an amazing tour around the whole Mill. A real treat to get up close and personal to the noise, smell and creativity of a working mill, and a break for our wonderful volunteers to have a well earned rest… Read more »
‘A’ is for Archive Just a quick reminder that the Archive is open to the public free of charge Wednesday 5th April from 10am till midday. So if you are interested in textile, heritage or just curious to get up close and personal why not come along and find out more.
Great to make a visit to Sunny Bank Mills Archive that has such an inspiring archive of the working life of a family owned Mill founded in 1829 – from tiny weights and measures to an amazing collection of thousands of exquisitely woven Merino wool and Cashmere suit fabrics made predominantly for the upwardly mobile… Read more »
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