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(Adele Emm) For anybody researching their textile worker ancestors, this book is useful guide as well as a compelling work of social history.
It is divided into two parts. The first examines the cotton, wool, linen and silk industries, the development of the textile industry in the UK; and the living conditions of textile mill workers throughout history. The second recommends genealogical resources to readers searching for guidance on where to research their own textile mill worker ancestors.
193 pages. Soft covers.