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1740
About this time Manchester merchants began to give out warps and raw cotton to the weavers, receiving them back in cloth, and paying for the carding, roving, spinning, and weaving. The weaving of a piece containing twelve pounds of eighteenpenny weft occupied a weaver about fourteen days, and he received for the weaving 18s.; spinning the weft, at 9d. per lb., 9s.; picking, carding, and roving, 8s.(7)

1740
A Baptist Chapel built in Withy Grove. It was rebuilt 1826.(7)