Bobbin Makers



The Philipson Mills – Cunsey to Spark Bridge

By Douglas Philipson

The late Douglas Philipson started work at the Spark Bridge Mill in 1929 as a young lad of 15. Lakeland Bobbin Makers is his unique account of the Lake District bobbin industry and a vivid portrayal of a busy bobbin mill in its heyday.

‘There have been a plethora of books of reminiscences, but this is better written and more informative than most.’
Helen Caldwell. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Newsletter. Spring 2011

ISBN: 978-0-9552-0096-0
Date of Publication: 2010
99 Pages. Black and white illustrations.
Category: Local history