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Hamilton Robb Weaving Factory Files

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Hamilton Robb Chimney being demolished
Hamilton Robb Chimney being demolished

The chimney was demolished in August 1985.

Photo courtesy Mrs D Mullan.

Hamilton Robb Chimney
Hamilton Robb Chimney

This photo was taken in August 1985 at Hamilton Robb weaving factory.Note smoke coming from chimney for last time.It was demolished on the day photo was taken.

Photo courtesy Mrs D Mullan.

Factory Dinner Town Hall - 1937
Factory Dinner Town Hall - 1937

Photo coutesy of Rotary.



Hamilton Robb Winding Dept -late 30''s
Hamilton Robb Winding Dept -late 30''s

We would appreciate yor help in identifying the ladies.We understand the photo was taken in late 30's at the factory. Our thanks to Mrs April Hamilton
for allowing us to use it.

Lighters - Hamilton Robb/River Bann
Lighters - Hamilton Robb/River Bann

The photo shows lighters moored on the river Bann at the rear of Hamilton Robb's factory in Edenderry having sailed across Lough Neagh from Belfast.
The lighters were poled out from the bank with long poles and a horse pulled them to the Point of Whitecote and then up the Newry Canal to Newry.
In the 1930's engines superceded horsepower.
Look how clear from weeds the river was compared to today.
We thank Cecil Allen for donating the photo to the Edenderry Historic Society.

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Hoys Meadows Celebrations
Hoys Meadows Celebrations

Great day of celebration on Saturday 23 September
Hoys Meadows Celebrations
Hoys Meadows Celebrations

Great day of celebration on Saturday 23 September
Hoys Meadows Celebrations
Hoys Meadows Celebrations

Great day of celebration on Saturday 23 September
Hoys Meadows Celebrations
Hoys Meadows Celebrations

Great day of celebration on Saturday 23 September
Hoys Meadows Celebrations
Hoys Meadows Celebrations

Great day of celebration on Saturday 23 September

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