DOWLING ONE NAME STUDY

Weaving

NameLifespanDescription/Memo
Jane (1801-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Alice Almond (1826-Bet Jan and Mar 1886)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth] at Mill; wife
James Altham (-DECEASED)Roller coverer [Covered the rollers in spinning ]
James Lomas Altham (1869-DECEASED)Roller coverer [Covered the rollers in spinning ]
Emily Birchall (1877-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth] at Mill
Gwendoline May Bodenham (1 Oct 1920-DECEASED)Tape Weaver
Alice Bromley (1830-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Maria Bromley (1864-Bet Oct and Dec 1925)Calico Weaver
Mary Butterworth (1861-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Sarah Alice Butterworth (26 Dec 1883-13 Mar 1959)Ring Spinner [Operated a Ring Spinning Machine - Ring spinning was/is a method for the continuous spinning of cotton]
Ring Spinner Cotton Spinning [Operated a Ring Spinning Machine - Ring spinning was/is a method for the continuous spinning of cotton]
John Chaffer (1834-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Margaret Chaffer (1846-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Sarah Ann Chaffer (Bet Jan and Mar 1843-Bet Apr and Jun 1886)Cotton Weaver
Samuel Cottam (1849-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Mary Coupe (1833-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Aaron Dalton (-DECEASED)Weaver
Herbert Dearnley (Bet Jan and Mar 1879-Bet Jan and Mar 1935)Weaver at CottonMill
John Robert Dearnley (25 Aug 1904-DECEASED)Textile Dyeing Belt Fitter Heavy Work
Anne Dillon (1843-DECEASED)Worsted Weaver
Stuff Weaver
Catherine Doolan (1781-DECEASED)Flax and Wool Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Daniel Doolan (1776-DECEASED)Hand Loom Weaver
James Andrew Doolan (Bet Jan and Mar 1898-25 Oct 1918)School Part-time, Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Mary Anne Doolan (1892-DECEASED)Jute Spinner
Thomas Doolan (-DECEASED)Weaver
Thomas Doolan (1792-DECEASED)Weaver; 1/2 acre
Alfred Dowling (Bet Apr and Jun 1857-Bet Apr and Jun 1897)Silk Weaver
Ann Dowling (1831-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Ann Dowling (1833-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Ann Dowling (1849-DECEASED)Cotton Slubber [Prepared cotton for spinning, removing 'slubs' or imperfections in the yarn]
Bernard Dowling (30 Nov 1881-9 Sep 1882)Weaver's Child
Catherine Dowling (1825-Bef 1862)Power Loom Weaver of Worsted
Clara Dowling (1873-1961)Worsted Weaver
Daniel Dowling (-DECEASED)Weaver
David Dowling (Bet Jul and Sep 1852-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
David Dowling (23 Jul 1888-DECEASED)Tenter Cotton Spinner (Halftime)
Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Edith Dowling (3 Dec 1887-DECEASED)Weaver's Tenter in Cotton Mill
Edward Dowling (1815-DECEASED)Weaver
Edwin Addison Dowling (Bet Jan and Mar 1875-DECEASED)Worsted Weaver
Eliza Dowling (1813-DECEASED)Silk Weaver
Eliza Dowling (1872-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Eliza Jane Dowling (Bet Jul and Sep 1849-Bet Apr and Jun 1914)Cotton Weaver [probably in mill with brothers]
Asbestos Weaver
Elizabeth Dowling (1838-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Esther Dowling (Dec 1859-DECEASED)Weaver (Cotton)
Francis Dowling (1896-26 Jun 1915)Twister's Reacher [in cotton/silk weaving mills: Drew each threadds on machine twisting the yarns or threads Ring Frame Twister]
Henry Dowling (Bet Apr and Jun 1855-Bet Apr and Jun 1908)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Henry Dowling (1791-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Henry Dowling (1826-Bet Jan and Mar 1882)Weaver
Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth] at Mill
Henry Dowling (1831-DECEASED)Cotton Piecer [piece together broken threads in weaving. Often children]
James Dowling (Bet Jan and Mar 1872-DECEASED)Scutcher in Cotton Spinning (beats flax to soften straw)
James Dowling (1791-DECEASED)Weaver
James Dowling (1810-19 Jan 1883)Weaver
James Dowling (1831-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
James Dowling (Abt 1843-DECEASED)Linen Weaver
James Dowling (26 Aug 1875-19 Feb 1878)Weaver's Child
James Henry Dowling (Bet Jul and Sep 1873-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Jane Dowling (1826-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
John Dowling (1813-DECEASED)Weaver
John Dowling (1821-DECEASED)Weaver
John Dowling (1841-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
John Thomas Dowling (Bet Jul and Sep 1879-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Mamie M Dowling (Oct 1882-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Margaret Dowling (Bet Jul and Sep 1844-UNKNOWN)Cotton Weaver
Mary Dowling (1835-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Mary Dowling (1843-DECEASED)Silk Weaver
Mary Dowling (1870-DECEASED)Worsted Spinner
Mary A Dowling (1865-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Mary Ann Dowling (1868-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Maurice Dowling (1843-14 Mar 1915)Weaver
Maurice Dowling (27 Oct 1887-10 Nov 1887)Weaver's Son
Michael Dowling (1854-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Michael Dowling (27 Oct 1887-10 Nov 1887)Weaver's Son
North Joseph Dowling (1911-DECEASED)Laboratory worker at textile mill
Patrick Dowling (-DECEASED)Spinner
Patrick Dowling (1817-DECEASED)Weaver
Peter Dowling (1859-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Samuel Dowling (Bet Jan and Mar 1882-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Samuel Dowling (1807-13 Mar 1878)Weaver
Sarah Dowling (1846-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Sarah Elizabeth Dowling (Nov 1870-DECEASED)Worsted Weaver
Thomas Dowling (1821-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Thomas Dowling (Bef 20 Feb 1828-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Thomas Dowling (Jun 1850-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Thomas Dowling (1894-DECEASED)Card Tinter in Cotton Spinning
William Dowling (Bet Jan and Mar 1877-DECEASED)Worsted Spinner
Ellen Dugan (1831-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
John Dugan (-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Margaret Dugan (1825-DECEASED)Weaver in Cotton Factory
Bridget Duggan (1856-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Calico Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Ellen Duggan (1867-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Calico Weaver
Mary Ann Duggan (Bet Oct and Dec 1855-Bet Jan and Mar 1890)Cotton Weaver
Ellen (1817-DECEASED)Cotton Power Loom Weaver
Ada Farrow (1889-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Elizabeth Ann Farrow (1878-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Emma Farrow (Bet Apr and Jun 1892-1 Jan 1928)Pattern Beemer [Beamer - Drew the warp yarn through and onto the long heavy beam of a loom for weaving textiles ]
James Fitzpatrick (-Bef 24 Nov 1870)Weaver
Nora Forster (20 Aug 1886-Bet Jan and Mar 1942)Cotton Weaver
Mary Frear (1833-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Hannah Freer (1846-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Charles Edward Gaucher (9 Dec 1857-1926)Weaver in Cotton Mill
George Gaucher (1868-DECEASED)Weaver in Cotton Mill
Charles Edward Goucher (24 May 1882-Feb 1970)Weaver
William Heakins Gray (1837-UNKNOWN)Drabber [1) Surgeon's assistant in a hospital  2) Operator who assembled the yarns or threads prior to weaving of cloth 3) Assistant to a noble person, preparing clothes etc. 4) In an Iron Foundry, person who removes the flash and unwanted bits from casts
James H Greenhalgh (1866-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Maria Greenhalgh (1868-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Mary Alice Greenhalgh (1870-DECEASED)Woolen winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Richard Greenhalgh (1833-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Walter Howard Greenhalgh (1864-Bet Jul and Sep 1954)Cotton Weaver
Calico Weaver
George William Grime (1888-DECEASED)Cotton Ring Dubber? [raised nap of cloth on spinning machine]
Cotton Weaver
John Grime (-Bef 7 Oct 1878)Weaver
John Grime (1859-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Calico Weaver
Cotton Weaver
John Grime (1883-DECEASED)Cotton Calico Weaver
William Thomas Grime (1857-Bet 5 Apr 1891 and 31 Mar 1901)Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Grace Heys (1848-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Elizabeth Heywood (1854-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
David Hunt (22 Dec 1862-Bet Apr and Jun 1920)Rope Spinner
Rope Spinner
Henry Hunt (1825-Bef 12 Mar 1894)Ropemaker; Rope Spinner
John Hunt (Bet Jul and Sep 1859-DECEASED)Rope Spinner
Ellen Ann Jackson (Bet Apr and Jun 1858-Bet Jan and Mar 1927)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Calico Weaver
Cotton Weaver
George Jackson (1840-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
George Herbert Jackson (1879-DECEASED)Cotton Calico Weaver
John Jackson (1874-DECEASED)Weaver
Cotton Calico Weaver
Weaver at CottonMill
John Heyworth Jackson (1834-Bet Oct and Dec 1912)Cotton Weaver
Tackler [overlooker of weaving shed workers]
Richard Jackson (Bef 9 Jul 1876-Bet Jul and Sep 1934)Slasher [Applied size (Slasher Sizing) to the warp thread in weaving, to strengthen it and facilitate the weaving process]
Samuel Jackson (1870-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
William Jackson (1875-DECEASED)Cotton Calico Weaver
Weaver at CottonMill
Julia Keenan (1833-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Andrew Kirkwood (1829-16 Dec 1899)Weaver
Eliza Jane Locke (Bet Oct and Dec 1877-Bet Jul and Sep 1917)Cotton Weaver
John Locke (1853-DECEASED)Cotton Warp Sizer [Applied size (Slasher Sizing) to the warp thread in weaving, to strengthen it and facilitate the weaving process]
David Lord (1853-Bef 10 Jul 1918)Cotton Weaver
Maria Lord (1837-Bet Jul and Sep 1861)Cotton Weaver
Samuel Tipping Lord (27 Feb 1878-6 May 1953)Ball Cotton Warper Spinning [Set up the "warp" (thread) on looms ]
Susan M Lord (1880-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Bridget Miles (Abt 1857-DECEASED)Cotton Doffer [someone who removes 'doffs' bobbins, pirns or spindles holding spun fiber such as cotton or wool from a spinning frame and replaces them with empty ones. Normally these workers are covered in cotton fibres.]
Emily Papworth (1883-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
James Papworth (1892-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Mary Ann Papworth (1889-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Cotton Ring Spinner
Percy Papworth (1896-DECEASED)Cotton Ring Dubber? [raised nap of cloth on spinning machine]
Walter Papworth (1887-DECEASED)Cotton Doffer [someone who removes 'doffs' bobbins, pirns or spindles holding spun fiber such as cotton or wool from a spinning frame and replaces them with empty ones. Normally these workers are covered in cotton fibres.]
Robert Parkinson (1805-DECEASED)Cotton Power Loom Weaver?
Hand ? Weaver
Bertha Poole (1895-UNKNOWN)Worsted Twister, Worsted Spinning Worker
Edith Poole (1897-UNKNOWN)Worsted Spinner
Eliza Poole (1892-UNKNOWN)Fancy Weaver at Woolen Mill
Elizabeth Ann Poole (1894-UNKNOWN)Worsted Twister, Worsted Spinning Worker
Lilly Poole (25 Jun 1909-DECEASED)Woolen Weaver
Tom Poole (1896-UNKNOWN)Cotton Piecer, cotton spinning worker
William Henry Poole (1909-DECEASED)Woolen Weaver
Elizabeth Roney (1882-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Mary Agnes Roney (1889-DECEASED)Weaver in Cotton Mill
Abraham Roper (-DECEASED)Weaver
Hannah Roper (1821-DECEASED)Worsted winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
Sam Shoreman (1883-UNKNOWN)Engine Fitter for Textile Machinery
Samuel Shutt (1823-27 Feb 1901)Weaver
Thomas Shutt (1800-UNKNOWN)Weaver
Alice Smith (1872-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver at Cotton Mill
Jane Smith (1836-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
John Smith (1838-Bef 10 Jul 1918)Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Mary Elizabeth Smith (30 Jan 1875-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver at Cotton Mill
Samuel Smith (1864-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Edith Mary Spain (1865-DECEASED)Cotton Spinner [Spun the yarn to make cloth]
Elizabeth Spawton (1868-DECEASED)Wool Spinner
Bertha Spellman (1885-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Jane Alice Spellman (1870-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Weaver
Mary Ann Spellman (1855-DECEASED)Cotton Slasher [Applied size (Slasher Sizing) to the warp thread in weaving, to strengthen it and facilitate the weaving process]
Mary Jane Stanworth (1863-DECEASED)Cotton Throstle Spinner [Attended a spinning machine known as a Throstle, due to the noise it made, which resembled a lark, or throstle. The machine was used for the continuous spinning of cotton (or wool) simultaneously onto long rows]
John Stocks (6 May 1831-DECEASED)Out Labourer [an Outworker is a home worker particularly in weaving]
Edward Taylor (1870-DECEASED)Cotton Doffer [someone who removes 'doffs' bobbins, pirns or spindles holding spun fiber such as cotton or wool from a spinning frame and replaces them with empty ones. Normally these workers are covered in cotton fibres.]
Elizabeth A Taylor (1895-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Florence Taylor (2 Oct 1896-DECEASED)Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
James Taylor (1863-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Calico Weaver
James William Taylor (1885-DECEASED)Cotton Calico Weaver
Jane Taylor (11 Mar 1898-DECEASED)Cotton Piecer [piece together broken threads in weaving. Often children]
Cotton winder [Transferred yarn onto bobbins or perns, ready for weaving ]
John Taylor (1861-DECEASED)Cotton Mule Spinner
Mary Taylor (1887-DECEASED)Cotton Calico Weaver
Mary Ellen Taylor (Bet Apr and Jun 1888-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Maud Taylor (1894-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Robert Taylor (1868-DECEASED)Cotton Doffer [someone who removes 'doffs' bobbins, pirns or spindles holding spun fiber such as cotton or wool from a spinning frame and replaces them with empty ones. Normally these workers are covered in cotton fibres.]
William Taylor (30 Nov 1864-Bet Apr and Jun 1946)Cotton Weaver
Cotton Weaver retired
Thomas Vost (1786-DECEASED)Weaver
Anne Walsh (1871-DECEASED)Jute Spinner
Lizzie Walsh (1888-DECEASED)Jute Spinner
Catherine Welsh (1836-UNKNOWN)Worsted Weaver
Anne Whalley (1789-DECEASED)Weaver
Doris Whatmore (22 Dec 1906-DECEASED)Cotton Weaver
Ralph Williams (14 Apr 1905-DECEASED)Foreman Artificial Silk Spinner