By Lee Brown

'Where do flies cross within the iciness? via Denton to Hyde (hide).' This outdated track corridor comic story is likely one of the basically reference most folk had concerning Denton, except hats. The 16th century observed the creation of the felt hat-making undefined, to which Denton owed its upward thrust from an vague hamlet to an incredible production city. by means of 1825, there have been twenty-five hatting organizations and Denton used to be the 3rd greatest hat-making centre within the North West. It was once right here that the well-known Trilby hat used to be designed via the Denton Hat corporation, which was once a best-seller worldwide for a few years. even though, the city boomed within the mid- to overdue Fifties, because it not relied completely on hatting for prosperity. This precise collection of previous and new photos and informative captions should be crucial studying for an individual who is familiar with and loves this town.

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