History of the Worsted Manufacture in England

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Psychology Press, 1968 - History - 640 pages
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Contents

Manufacture ib Damasks and Camblets incorporated among Halifax Produc
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MANUFACTURE AMONG THE ANCIENTS
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Hebrews their Manufacture ib Spinning a Domestic Employment ib
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Florence renowned for its Textile Fabrics 20 Likewise Venice 21 That
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CHAPTER III
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Attempt at Naturalization in England 4 VJ First Use of Alpaca Wool
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THE WORSTED MANUFACTURE IN ENGLAND FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD
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ib Worsted Wardens constituted 73 Statute for regulating the Lengths
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Estimates of the Norwich Trade 273274 His Descriptions of other Localities
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Great Commotion among the Worsted Manufacturers respecting the Attempt
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Decrease of Export of Stuffs to Ireland 303 Smuggling of English Wool
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Sheep 318319320 Distribution of English LongWoolled Sheep 321
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Introduction of Woolcombing Machines 322 Hand Spinning in the West
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Rollers in 1738337 A Description of his Apparatus 338 Not practically
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Improvements constituting the Throstle ib An Attempt to estimate Sir Richard
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Growth of the Manufacture in Bradford 357 Number of Pieces
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Norwich Apprentices 86 Shearmen of Worsted 87 Prices of Worsted ib
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Decline of the Woisted Manufacture in the time of Henry VIII 90 Statutes
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CHAPTER VI
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Description of Stuffs 109110 Foreign Weavers 111 Revival of Norwich
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Description of New Draperies 117118 Complaint of the City of London
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ing Stuffs 135 Foieign Trade in Worsteds 136 Decay of the Manufacture
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Ancient Worsteds 140 Dispute among the Worsted Weavers as to Ancient
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Norwich Trade decays ib Export of Stulfs to Turkey 151 Ordinance against
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Exeter Manufacture 161 Large Export for the Continent ICi French Manu
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188189 Wages of English Weavers 193194195 Description
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vogue ib London a Seat of the Manufacture 217 Statute for choosing
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adapted for Manufactures 2UO Traces of the Shalloon Trade in Bradford
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Value of the Worsted Manufacture 234 Number of Persons employed
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therein and Value of the Manufacture 235 Estimate of the Quantity of Wool
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CHAPTER VIII
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Importation permitted at Yarmouth and Lancaster 267 List of Norwich Stuffs
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ment of the Century 362363 Seats of the Manufacture 314 Norwich
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Introduction of Plainbacks by Messrs Akroyd 374important bearing on
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Mohair Yarn imported from the Levant 403 First spun
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Difficulties surmounted in Dyeing this Mixed Fabric ib Manufacture of these
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the Weight of the English Fleece 488 Amount of the Return of the Drawback
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Amount of their Manufacture 490 Large Export of Worsted Yarn 491 Table
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of Persons employed in the Worsted Factories in 1847 503 Increase
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Advance in Prices in 1850 509 Worsted Factories
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duction of Stuffs in Lancashire ib List of Studs 532 Worsted Factories
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HandLoom Weaver ib Rate of Mortality in Bradford Halifax c
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Moral Condition of the Worsted Districts 553 Attendance at Places of Worship
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WORSTED PROCESSES
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CHAPTER XV
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14Coventry Tammies 215 Colchester Says ib Prohibition of Calicoes
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Clothing Arts of the Ancient Britons 33 State thereof in Roman Britain 34
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John James was born in London in 1959. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and has since illustrated many non-fiction books for children, particularly on historical topics. He lives in Sussex with his wife and children.

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