The FYLDE HISTORY NETWORK

JULY   2017

The FYLDE HISTORY NETWORK

 

with

 

The LANCASHIRE LOCAL HISTORY FEDERATION

 

The  8th Annual Conference

The United Reformed Church Hall,    

St George’s Road,  St Anne’s on the Sea,  FY8 2AE

 

Saturday 4th November 2017

 

          WARP AND WEFT – FROM COTTAGE TO MILL

 

   Speakers

 

Peter Shakeshaft                The village of Freckleton – four centuries of linen and cotton production

 

Dr Geoff Timmins             After the handloom weavers: changes in the mid-Ribble Valley economy

                                                                      in the late Victorian Period

 

Dr Alan Crosby                 The early decades of the cotton industry in Preston: building and fitting out the mills

 

Dr Michael Winstanley     Life and work in the Victorian cotton town