History of Blackburn
By (author) Derek Beattie
History of Blackburn by Derek Beattie
Book DescriptionBeattie's readable history explains how and why Blackburn was so successful, looking not just at the economy, but crime to education and religion to riots, before, during and after the great cotton centuries. Illustrated throughout, this book will interest everyone connected with this quintessentially Lancashire town.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859361139
(248mm x 178mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Carnegie Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Carnegie Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 21-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Ludlow's working classes lagged far behind the rest of the country when it came to living conditions, and from 1850-1960 they lacked most of the basic comforts. Typhoid was rife, countless town hovels had no access to running water and outside drop toilets were shared by up to five crowded households.
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