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Top Shops in Coventry and Bedworth
Reports of the riots generated by mechanisation in the silk-weaving industry reminded me that there are former silk-weavers’ homes to be seen locally. Here are three examples: two from Bedworth ...
Ordovician Igneous Rocks in Warwickshire
The Ordovician Period is a division of geological time spanning the interval between about 490 and 445 million years ago. In some parts of Britain the Ordovician is represented by ...
The Women's Voluntary Service in Wartime Warwickshire
Between 1938 and 1945 the women of Warwickshire took on volunteering roles in their local communities to support the war effort (yes even in 1938 they knew war with Germany ...
Bedworth Worsted Mill
This fascinating picture gives us an important record of the industrial revolution in Warwickshire. The textile mill was built for Sir Roger Newdigate of Arbury Hall (1719-1806) on his land to ...
Coalmining Children in Warwickshire
Young boys were employed in Warwickshire coalfields in the 18th and 19th centuries. 6d a day in 1729 A coal account book in the Newdigate archives refers to the use of boys ...
Warwickshire Apprentices: Problems
The length of time involved in an apprenticeship – often seven or even ten years – inevitably meant that there were problems, some more serious than others. The records cared ...
Warwickshire Apprentices: Pauper Apprentices
Many of the apprentice records held by Warwickshire County Record Office relate to paupers. The parish had to care for children when their parents died or became unable to support ...
The Rebuilding of All Saints Church, Bedworth
The loss of the old church Between 1888 and 1890 the parishioners of Bedworth undertook a colossal task, to rebuild their parish church. The previous building had been completed in 1606, ...
Kissing in Warwickshire
As Valentine’s Day approaches, it is interesting to look back to the golden days of postcard production in Edwardian times, before the Great War brought down a curtain on the ...
Growing up in Bedworth
Woodlands School When I was three, I went to the Woodlands School. I can still remember the big red tubular rocking horse there. We used to line up for a glass ...
Bedworth Methodist Church
The first chapel The first Methodist chapel in Bedworth (Weslyan Chapel) was in a rented cottage in Kinders Yard off Leicester Street, soon to be followed by the use of a ...
Nicholas Chamberlain’s Hospital in Bedworth
Nicholas Chamberlain, rector of Bedworth, founded this almshouse in 1715. He declared in his will: ‘I, having no child, do dispose of my estate to the charitable uses following’. His ...
Bedworth Primitive Methodist Chapels
Bedworth Chapel The first Primitive Methodist Chapel in Bedworth was built in 1830 in King Street near the bridge over the railway, with seats for 120 people. Details were recorded in ...
William Grassam - After World War One to Retirement
After World War One William returned to his career as Headmaster of Southam School. In March 1919 he was involved in setting up The Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Association at ...
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