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Otley & the Wharfedale printing machine

Wood, Paul.

Otley & the Wharfedale printing machine

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Published by Otley Museum in Otley, W.Yorks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul Wood.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21433501M

The town of Otley became a centre of print engineering in the mid nineteenth century. The first manufacturer of printing machines was William Dawson. Stephen Soulby of Ulverston had patented a travelling cylinder printing machine, but had difficulty producing the machine. Dawson was contacted to manufacture the machine. You can learn more about Chippendale's life at the Otley Museum. This also contains an early example of a Wharfedale Printing Machine, a new type of printing press (invented in Otley in the midth century) which revolutionised the industry.   Upper Wharfedale. Being a complete account of the history, antiquities and scenery of the picturesque valley of the Wharfe, from Otley to Langstrothdale Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Wharfedale Printing Machine needs expansion and sources. Otley Museum should be a good source for that. Transport: Bus routes may be unencyclopedic? Would we not be better served by a brief summary of road links, a statement that buses run to leeds, menston, bradford and Harrogate as well as surrounding towns, and a link to the transport compny.

Westgate, Otley Google Streetview by Otley Town Council # 1 of the Otley's Printing Machine Industry series Colour: brown.


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The invention of Otley's world-famous Wharfedale printing machine contributed to the development of Otley's printing and engineering industry. The railway arrived interraced houses replaced thatched cottages and unpaved thoroughfares gave way to tarmac/5(6).

As recently asan order was placed with Dawson, Payne and Elliott for 28 of the machines to print the Holy Koran in Pakistan. Even if the Wharfedale has now almost had its day, its part in the development of mass production printing and the world-wide spread of the printed word has already ensured it a permanent place in the history books as well as in the Otley Museum.

Otley & the Wharfedale printing machine. Otley, West Yorkshire: Otley Museum. MLA Citation. Wood, Paul. Otley & the Wharfedale printing machine / Paul Wood Otley Museum Otley, West Yorkshire Australian/Harvard Citation. Wood, Paul. Otley & the Wharfedale printing machine / Paul Wood Otley Museum Otley, West Yorkshire.

Wikipedia. The book was designed by The Yorkshire Wordwright with production by Print Crew, both Otley based. Otley – Memories of the Second World War features a wide selection of photographs and is a story of individuals, families and people living in the town in : Annette Mcintyre.

This Wharfedale printing press was made by Payne & Sons of Otley, Yorkshire in the s. The Wharfedale is one of several midth century designs that uses a cylinder to print rather than a flat plate. It was invented by William Dawson and David Payne in and could print over sheets an : Cambridge Museum of Technology.

Paul Wood, in his booklet Otley & The Wharfedale Printing Machine () stated: 'The company in the mid 's could claim, with complete justification, that the Wharfedale was still used throughout the world, even though their own spirit was now slowly drifting out of the [Wharfe] valley.

Indeed "The Wharfedale" printing machine you now see in the Museum takes a place in the field of printing alongside that of Stephenson's "Rocket" in the field of transport. T.S.P. Published by the Committee of the Museum of The Liberty of Otley, Printed by Wm. Walker & Sons (Otley) Ltd. The Wharfedale Printing Machine was developed in Otley by William Dawson and David Payne.

An early example can be seen in Otley Museum. By the printing machinery trade, with over 2, people employed in seven machine shops, was Otley's most important industry. 20th century onwards. [Wharfedale parish registers]. [Wharfedale Family History Group.;] Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

& --Kettlewell St Mary Marriages & Banns --Menston Hospital Burials --Otley All Saints Baptisms Wharfedale Embroidery was established in We specialise in unique embroidery and printing of company logos or personal designs on to virtually any item of clothing you wish.

We use one of the most advanced digitising methods available, creating a professional and unique image for the customer. Smith Settle founded in and situated in Otley, the market town where Wharfedale Printing machines were manufactured in the last century, are proud to continue the tradition of craftsmanship in the printing industry with an enviable reputation for the highest quality printing and bookbinding.

David Payne of Otley, in lower Wharfedale, England developed what became known as the Wharfedale press starting in Payne never patented the machine, so the overall design or features of it were copied and incorporated into other machines throughout the 19th century and into the 20th.

Otley & The Wharfedale Printing Machine by Paul Wood gives a comprehensive account of the development of each company and may be purchased from the museum, price £2 plus postage and packing. ITEM O/AA/dc/. s, historical, print manager with male operator working with an 'Original Heidelberg Cylinder' printing machine or press, Saudi Arabia, A badge on the electric panel of the letterpress machine notes years of Heidleberg, a famous German precision mechanical engineering company founded in Otley Printers' Engineers including agreement 'The Wharfedale Printing Machine Makers Mutual Association' between Elliott & Co, Fieldhouse Crossfield & Co, Payne & Sons, William Dawson and Sons ; newspapers and photographs including group photograph of Otley Printers' Engineers.

Date: Held by. Moran notes that the predecessor of this type of press was built in the mids, with the Wharfedale being developed by Samuel Bremmer, a North Country of England journeyman according to Mason who rose to become printing manager at a London firm, and William Dawson, a joiner and cabinet maker of Otley, Yorkshire, England in the valley of the.

Get up close and personal with one of the world’s first printing machines in motion: the Wharfedale from Otley, Yorkshire.

Originally called ‘Our Own Kind’ by its makers in the s, for half a century it dominated the world’s printing markets with its revolutionary design.

The invention of Otley's world-famous Wharfedale printing machine contributed to the development of Otley's printing and engineering industry. The railway arrived interraced houses replaced thatched cottages and unpaved thoroughfares gave way to tarmac.

The important role that printing has played in the town’s history is given due prominence in the museum’s displays. Otley led the way and the Wharfedale printing machine. The Wharfedale Printing Machine was developed in Otley by William Dawson and William Payne.

An early example can be seen in Otley Museum. Famous Methodist preacher John Wesley visited regularly. The work was done mainly from hand-set type, machined on platen presses and a small Wharfedale. After the War, and with the departure of the Ministry of Food, there was room for expansion.

Induring one of the worst winters on record, two more Wharfedale machines were purchased. The invention of Otley's world-famous Wharfedale printing machine contributed to the development of Otley's printing and engineering industry.

The railway arrived interraced houses replaced thatched cottages and unpaved thoroughfares gave way to s: 8. Printers and Printing machine-makers, etc. of Ashfield Foundry, Otley, Yorks.

Company established. William Dawson employed David Payne and Robert Elliott, starting an iron foundry in Otley. The first Wharfedale printing machine was built by Dawson and Payne; the design was so successful it was copied worldwide and provided for 50 years of growth of the company.

This is a photo of Walkers factory at the turn of the century where they printed books and the Wharfedale Observer was on Kirkgate behind the shops and the Whittakers and Red Lion pubs where there is a large area of land between Kirkgate and used the Wharfedale printing machines made in Otley and exported all over the other photo is of the Wharfedale machine dating.

Here at Wharfedale Embroidery, we provide in house Embroidery and printing services for personal applications such as gifts and parties, for commercial business, educational institutions, sporting teams and events, and charity and community events. In fact, whatever you need our printing. The Wharfedale press allowed continuous sheet printing without the need for stopping after every sheet.

Up to 1, sheets per hour could be printed on these machines and by over 2, people were employed at the various sites in Otley making these presses that were exported all over the world. The Otley Printers' Engineers Collection Industrial artefacts and archives recording the history and development of the town's Victorian machine makers and centred on the invention of the Wharfedale Printing Machine.

A WHARFEDALE MP has been taking on political colleagues and opponents alike - at football. Alex Sobel (Lab, Leeds North West) took part in the first ever Parliamentary Soccer Aid on Wednesday, June 6. The cross-party, five-a-side tournament was held at Westminster to promote this year's Soccer Aid match for Unicef UK.

There are interesting monuments of members of the Fairfax family and others. Worsted spinning and weaving, tanning and leather-dressing, paper-making and the making of printing-machines are the principal industries.

The scenery of Wharfedale is very pleasant. In the dale, 7 m. below Otley, are the fine ruins of Harewood Castle, of the 14th century.

The invention of Otley's world-famous Wharfedale printing machine contributed to the development of Otley's printing and engineering industry. The railway arrived interraced houses replaced thatched cottages and unpaved thoroughfares gave way to tarmac. OTLEY’S MP is backing Tracy Brabin to become Labour’s candidate for the role of Mayor of West Yorkshire.

The inaugural West Yorkshire mayoral election is expected to take place next May and the Labour Party unveiled its shortlist of candidates earlier this month.

But it was the Wharfedale machine that has earned Otley a permanent place in the history books. It was a revolutionary new printing press.

It is invented and built in the midth century by Dawson, Payne and Elliot. One of the originals is now in the Otley Museum, although thousands have since been built.

By the printing trade had become Otley’s most important industry employing over 2, people. An example of one of the early Wharfedale Printing Machines, dating back tocan be found.

At Otley the roads around the river bridge, including Farnley Lane and Billams Hill, became impassable due to deep water gathering. Parts of the A to Burley-in-Wharfedale and the A to Pool. The Wharfedale Machine revolutionised the printing industry more than a century ago by allowing mass printing at speed.

Invented in Otley in by Dawson, Payne and Elliot, part of Vickers Printing Machinery Group, it provided the first significant progress in printing since Gutenberg printed his famous Bible on a wooden press in Germany in Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart Ltd is based in the market town of Otley, West Yorkshire.

Established over years ago on the 14th Februaryit is owned by Farmers and Butchers and is headed by a board of nine Farmer Directors. Running weekly sales of Primestock on Mondays, Fortnightly Sales of Store Stock on Fridays, Monthly Machinery/Fur & Feather Sales on Saturdays and seasonal.

The Wharfedale Printing Machine was developed in Otleyby William Dawson and William Payne. An early example can be seen in OtleyMuseum. Famous Methodist preacher John Wesley was a frequent visitor to the town in the 18th century. Hutchings 'Printing by Letterpress' () states the idea was developed by Frederick Waite in (note this date conflicts with the Otley Museum booklet 'Otley & The Wharfedale Printing Machine' by Paul Wood, which states ) and was based on Godfrey's Gripper Platen of W.

Dawson & Sons - Wharfedale Stop Cylinder Press Age: circaSheet size ” x ” - also referred to as demy This press has a colourful history as it was not William Dawson who invented the so-called “Otley Principle" (named after the town next to the river Wharfe in Northern England.

This cylinder was unique and had many hands and as many companies making a version. David produced many fine books on this press, before he relocated to America in the Summer of More information about The Wharfedale Printing Press and how it helped to revolutionise the printing industry, back in the midth century, can be found on the Otley Museum website and on the excellent British Letterpress :.

The Wharfedale printing machine was developed and made in Otley. It revolutionised printing. Otley’s street pattern, centred on the market square, has hints of its medieval origin with some visible burgage plots, closes, and crofts.It was also at one time considerably engaged in woollen manufacture, but the leading industry is now machine-making.

Here in particular are largely manufactured those celebrated and unsurpassed printing machines which have made the name of "Wharfedale" familiar to printers the wide world over.

The population of Otley in was 6,; in THE REDEVELOPMENT of an old Wharfedale paper mill site has received a national award. Garnett Wharfe, a David Wilson Homes development in Otley, was presented with a .