Category: England, Twine Spinners

Categories: Twine Spinners | England, Occupations

This category contains profiles for individuals who worked in this occupation in England.

A twine spinner could be working with a single strand of cord or a bunch which was spun in the same direction. Altenatively they created compound plys by twisting several strands or a bunch individually and then spinning those together in opposite directions to one another.
The resulting twine was bound around the end of ropes to prevent fraying or unravelling
The twine might also have been used to make nets.


  • Sutton, Mark (2014). "Analysis of Perishables". Archaeological Laboratory Methods: An Introduction (6th ed.). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt. p. 352. ISBN 978-1465243799.

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Person Profiles (2)

abt 1787 Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England - bef 31 Mar 1871
06 Feb 1822 Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 1889

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