Factory Life in the Boot and Shoe Industry

By Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Towcester and District Local History Society

Wednesday, 9th May 2018 at 7.30 pm
Riverside Centre. Islington Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6AU

Ruth Thomas returns to Towcester to look at the development of shoe manufacturing in Northampton from the medieval period as a small cottage industry of hand-sewing men to a factory industry employing thousands of workers which dominated every aspect of the town.

Visitors are welcome at all meetings.

The Society’s speakers for 2017-2018