Category: English Fustian Cutters

Categories: Fustian Cutters | England, Occupations

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"A person who lifted and cut the threads in the making of Fustian, formerly a kind of coarse cloth made of cotton and flax. Now a thick, twilled cotton cloth with a short pile or nap, a kind of cotton velvet. A long thin knife was inserted into the loops and the threads cut as it was pulled through, stretched between rollers. The cloth was then brushed to raise the pile. Fustian is the old name for corduroy" (

Person Profiles (13)

06 Sep 1893 Horton, Staffordshire, England - 1962
01 Feb 1886 Biddulph, Staffordshire, England
26 Jan 1895 Horton, Staffordshire, England
1887 Biddulph, Staffordshire, England
abt 1804 Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - abt 1858
1858 Wadsworth by Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom - 1919
17 Apr 1851 Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 12 Sep 1922
abt 1820 Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
abt 1824 Manchester, Lancashire, England - Apr 1895 photo
1797 Warrington, Lancashire, England - 1860
abt 1867 Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom - bef 19 Apr 1913
1858 Bacup, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - aft 1911
Mar 1778 Warrington, Lancashire, England - abt 1860

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