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Tuesday, 2 November 2010

My Very Own Cotton Queen


Here is a picture of three Hyde Cotton workers... the one in the middle is my mum... I think I was told this was taken at Slack Mills.. I know she also worked at Hyde Mill and of course Ashton Brothers... She might not have won a 'Cotton Queen' contest like Hyde's Frances Lockett, but she will always be my very own Cotton Queenie...


Manchester Lass, Now and Then said...

Eh what a bonnie lass:) Linda

Dimple said...

It's wonderful to have pictures of family. Your mother was very pretty and had a beautiful smile.

Hydonian said...

What a lovely story ,Tom.
I can see where you get your smile from. :)