Offers detailed descriptions on what it was like to work in a factory as a child. Includes biographies of factory reformers, accounts from the workers themselves, legislation passed and statistics.
Tells the story of the rapid social and economic changes that occurred as Blackburn and Darwen began to expand with the growth of the British textile industry.
The Wolverhampton Gunlock Makers
A sketch history of the family businesses who produced gunlocks (firing mechanisms for guns) from the 18th century to present day.