A Day in the Life of… An Apprentice House Interpreter

Today at Quarry Bank you will find interpreters all over the site working to bring the mill to life. This week we hand over to Jenny who wants to compare her average day to that of the apprentices who worked here long before any of us…   It’s 9:45am. I’m carrying a bucket of coal…

‘A true unflinching warrior of the air’ – the story of Arthur Greg

Today marks the centenary of the death of Arthur Tylston Greg and through the many surviving letters, photographs and scrapbooks in the archive we have been able to piece together and share with you his moving story of bravery, sacrifice and love.  Arthur  Arthur was born in 1894 and was the eldest son of Ernest and…

Blotchy, Blotted and Blurred: The Truth about the Copy Press

The Counting House of Quarry Bank was added to the Mill in the 1820s. Volunteer room guide, Steve Dolan has spent a lot of time sharing the stories of this room with visitors and has one story in particular that he wants to share with you here… Inside the Counting House there stands a sturdy, clunky, metal…