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Photographs Related To Mrs E. Spence And Family
Photographs Related To Mrs E. Spence And Family
Spence, E, Mrs, b 1904, of Bolton, Lancashire 1906-1935
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Title:
Photographs Related To Mrs E. Spence And Family
Date of work:
1906-1935
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/494
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Custodial history:
Donor born 1904, her mother born 1876. Donor born in Tyldesley and lived in Daubhill, her father was killed in a pit blast in 1906, when he was allowed too near an area of the coal face which was being blasted. He died in Ancoats Hospital. His mother started work in a mill at 10 yrs. old and had to get up at 4 a.m. Her sister lost two fingers at the age of 7, when working in the mill, and later went into service. The donor's uncle Richard Hughes was manager of a pit in Stoke. The Hughes' family originated from Wales.
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Copies available:
Bolton Central Library (copies) complete collection
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7194904
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