Cotton Mills in 1830

Towns

Number of Mills

Persons Employed

Manchester

101

28,089

Bolton

56

11,301

Leigh

10

1,291

Ashton-under-Lyne

35

8,396

Warrington

9

1,352

Wigan

21

4,831

St. Helen's

1

150

Blackburn

13

4,537

Chorley

10

1,178

Preston

31

6,665

Lancaster

8

1,515

Rochdale

38

4,296

Ramsbottom

14

1,533

Burnley

17

2,040

Accrington

10

727

Colne

11

1,677

Bury

27

5,567

Rochdale

63

12,990

Oldham

89

18,352

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