Industries

Crowle Gas Works

    Based on information supplied by Avril Clarke (Turner) The gas works was situated on the corner of Windsor Road and Marsh Road (the extension of Cross Street). The site is now covered by a new building – Windsor Lodge. It was established in 1854 with a capital of £1800 in £10 shares. Avril’s…

Mr Barley says in The English Farmhouse that there was enough demand for brick s in the Isle of Axholme, Lincolnshire, to encourage men to make them anywhere, anyhow. William Occarbie of Crowle was presented to the manor court in 1649 ‘for making brick s on the common and selling them out of the manor’. Barley M. W. The English Farmhouse and Cottage, Routledge, 1961

Crowle Brickworks. Site Visit 1980, 5th September

In September 1980 Ann Los visited Crowle Brickworks as it was being closed down. This is her account and photographs of her visit. Where ann has inserted text from one of the printed leaflets from the brickworks I have put this with a coloured background. Crowle Brickworks Innes Lee Industries Site Visit 1980 5th September…

James Fox & Sons – Properties acquired from Thomas Tune’s Executors

An account book of James Fox lists the properties purchased in 1892. This might not be a complete list as I do not have copies of the subsequent pages. Freehold Properties and Plant Account 1892 October 1 – To Thomas Tune Excutors, (vendors) for freehold properties viz; Angel Inn, Bawtry £525 Burlington Hotel, Goole £3,000…

New Trent Brewery, Spen Lane – George Robinson Jun & Co – New Trent Brewery Co Ltd

The brewery was located beside the railway to the west of Crowle Wharf. It had its own railway siding. The site is now occupied by the food processing company Canley Packers. History  The Brewery was constructed in 1878. 14 March 1882 – Partnership between Thomas Dymond, George Robinson, the younger, and Thomas Nutt dissolved as…

Valuation of New Trent Brewery 1884

Hull History Centre C DBHT/5/612 The following documents relate to the valuation of the New Trent Brewery carried out in 1884;   [Click on image to see a full size view]    Sheet 1 – Particulars of houses and other properties of the firm and of Mr Robinson. Sheet 2 – Sundry particulars relating to…

Moorends Peat Works

  The Moorends Peat works is interesting, as in addition to be supplied with peat from the moors by tramway it also received peat by means of a specially built canal. In 1894 Dutch immigrant workers introduced the ‘Dutch graving’ method of peat extraction. The peat thus extracted was then transported by horse drawn barge…

History of Crowle Brickworks

Crowle Brick and Tile Works Crowle Brickworks was established around 1880 by George Robinson, adjacent to his brewery to the north of the railway and canal. As can be seen the clay pits were connected tothe brickworks by a small tramway which was initially operated by horses. The works had a large brick kiln and…