Earby & District Local History Society


The Lancashire Local History Federation are running a day school at Preston Masonic Hall on Saturday 18th February 2017

Toil & Strife:
Working conditions in the north west


09.30 – 10.00 Assemble & coffee

10.00 – 11.00 Dr Michael Winstanley
Child labour in Lancashire in the 19th century

11.00 – 11.15 Short break

11.15 – 12.15 Dr Elizabeth Roberts
Working mothers in Preston

12.15 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 14.45 Alan Davies
The pit brow women of the Wigan Coalfield

14.45 – 15.00 Short break

15.00 – 16.00 Dr Stephen Caunce
‘Not degraded, dishonest and reckless, as in many parts of the south’:
north western farm workers before 1914

Fee £18 (to include lunch) £12.00 (day school only)

There is ample ‘pay & display’ car parking in the vicinity. Delegates may bring their own packed lunch

Applications must be received by 10 February

Download more Info and booking form HERE

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