Daily Archives: 23rd May 2015


Highlights: From Cummersdale to Cookham

Gavin Henderson, Partnership Archivist at the John Lewis Partnership Heritage Centre, on Grove Island  explained to an enthralled audience the history of the textile archive, which is now housed in the Heritage Centre. The collection’ origins were in the Stead McAlpin print works in Cummersdale near Carlisle in the early19th century. Printing methods included the […]

Gavin Henderson