Roach Bridge 1
View from the bridge.
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By Sue Taylor: My ggg grandparents worked here as did their children and my gt grandfather and some of his siblings were born here from 1857 onwards. My gg grandfather was a master carder.
By Marcus Matthews: My gt grandfather (George Thompson) worked here. He died here on the 19 December 1892. He was accidentally killed by having his head crushed between some wheels whilst fixing a nut on the cap of a shaft of a chopping machine.
By Phil Parker: Visited to site several times in the 60's as I was a buyer for GEEST industries and bought to purple tissue for wrapping the Bananas Good memories