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1252, AT/04
Arqueotex Project Collection

Speaker: Partridge, WH (Bill), - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Murray, R, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Talks about history of Hinckley [Leicestershire] hosiery industry from 1,550 frames in 1811 through factory system. Mentions artificial silk, many small manufacturers, steam power, Cotton's patent machines, range of products and skills, Sketchleys, Hawley's Dye Works, freemasonry.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Hinckley
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Language: English

Recording Date: 9/12/1997
Playing time: 40 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: ERDF Cult Herit Proj & N.Warwick & Hink College
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Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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