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1950s View from the Bridge

A couple of photographs taken from similar vantage points, but 60 or 70 years apart. The first is from the 1950’s showing the viewpoint back to the Wages Building and the David Livingstone Centre, taken from the David Livingstone memorial Bridge. 118 more words

Blantyre Buildings

Sunderland & Zak Mills

Boston United have announced a home pre-season friendly against Sunderland, taking place Tuesday July 28th (kick-off 7.30pm). This means the King’s Lynn away friendly originally on that date, moves to Thursday July 30th (7.45pm). 51 more words



Saturday June 20, 2015

It was a beautiful morning at 16 degrees with just a trace of clouds in the sky.  We set out for the village of Limehouse which is situated on the Black Creek, a tributary of the Credit River. 1,028 more words

Credit River

Work, Gender and Family in Victorian England

By 1872 over 1,000 mills and warehouses were constructed in Bradford alone, making the mid-Victorian era a golden age for these manufacturers.

Defoe’s account of Bradford in 1881… 57 more words


Coldwater Mill

Sunday June 14, 2015

Today we had the honour of celebrating my parent’s 60th wedding anniversary.  They had a celebration after the morning service in their church near Orillia.   758 more words


Threads and Bottles

The thread mills.
What sort of job did you do in the thread mills?
A job called ball boxing. Small balls of thread, two dozen balls of thread in a box. 22 more words

Anchor Thread Mills

Day out at t'mill

I love West Yorkshire, especially the industrial landscape. The mills, chimneys and canals portray a rich history built on entrepreneurship and architecture. Of course, it is difficult to show the social aspect of mill life, however, it is important to me to show how the spaces are being used now and the structural and architectural elements which make these buildings so iconic of the northern industrial towns. 242 more words