The Whitworths and Turvey Mill

Turvey History

The Whitworths brand is known throughout the world and Whitworth Bros is now based at the Victoria Mills site in Wellingborough. This series of articles shows how Turvey Mill played an important part in the history of both the company and the Whitworth family.


  1. The arrival of the Whitworths in Turvey (1814 – 1846)
  2. Turvey Mill passes between the generations. (1846 – 1877)
  3. John Battams Whitworth and the great fire (1877 – 1885)
  4. Turvey Mill since 1886.

Turvey History: Buildings, Monuments and Features