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Earby & District Local History Society

Events

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

Programme

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

Earby and District Local History Society | info@earbyhistory.co.uk

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