Category: English Cotton Warpers

Categories: Cotton Mill Warpers | England, Cotton Industry Occupations

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A cotton warper is someone who works in a cotton mill, overseeing the industrial process of winding threads from a lot of different bobbins onto a "warp beam", which is one large bobbin at the back of the loom and containing all the warp threads to be used by the loom, which will be gradually unwound during the weaving process, releasing the threads a bit at a time to be woven into the cloth. Warping is the second stage of cotton cloth production, following Winding.

Person Profiles (6)

abt 1889 Cromford, Derbyshire, England
02 May 1875 Rainford, Lancashire, England
1866 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom - 1930
1858 Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
1860 Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 1904
abt 1816 Clayton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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