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Mother Burslem Burslem History book by B Hodgkiss


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Mother Burslem - Burslem History book by B Hodgkiss

Size: 24.5cm x 19cm x 2cm / 9.7" x 7.5" x 0.75"

Pages: 320 pages

A survey of Burslem from Early times to the Federation into Stoke on Trent in 1910 Concentrating on the 18th and 19th centuries.

Sections of the book include:

Prominent Potters, The Coal Industry, St Johns, Dissenters, Town Services, Roads, Canals, Thrift and trtaders, Public Houses, Chartism, Potters Unions, Longport, Churches, Public Services, Politics and Railways, Town Halls and Trams, The Wedgwood Institute and The Growth of Education.

The Cover illustration shows stone reliefs sculpture of workers in the early pottery factories / potbanks of the Burslem.

Published by Churnet Valley Books 2001.

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