Industrial History


Barton has a rich and interesting industrial past - read about the main ones here.

F. Hopper and Co A once great cycle manufacturing industry in Barton. Read the brief history here.
Hall's Barton Ropery Established in 1767 by William Hall. Read the brief history here
Skelsey's Adamant Cement Works A brief history of the cement works on the humber bank.
The Forgotten Industries of the South Bank of the Humber What used to lie on the south banks of the Humber, before the nature reserves?
The Mills of Barton - updated Now covering both wind and water mills of Barton past (and present)
   
The Brick and Tile Story in Barton A brief history of the Brick and Tile making industry in Barton.
How Barton Exported to Tokyo and Oz Read a story about the Brick and Tile making industry.
A Trip to a Coalpit Read a story about the Brick and Tile making industry.

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