Social History one
This group has been cancelled until the current virus epidemic eases. Hope to see you all soon.
Leader John Robinson
Having studied numerous social issues affected by British History and looked in detail at the lives and work of many influential people, from 1750 - 1939. The group decided that we would look more closely at manufacturing, post Industrial Revolution 1750-1900 approximately. This was possibly inspired by factory chimneys rearing up during the Olympic opening ceremony. Each group member has chosen to study a different industry to research and will present their findings to the group at one of our monthly meetings. Subjects chosen include: textiles, railways, ship-building, pottery, bicycles, sewing machines, photography and agricultural machines - industries that have revolutionised the lives of ordinary people in Britain.