The Making of a West Riding Clothing Village - Pudsey to 1780, by Ruth Strong

£11.99
The Making of a West Riding Clothing Village - Pudsey to 1780, by Ruth Strong

Published by Wakefield Historical Publications in 1999, 148 pages. Paperback (N7025)

This book is a detailed history of the West Yorkshire market town of Pudsey, and charts the history of the place and its people from earliest times up until near the end of the 18th century. Chapters include:

Earliest times
From the 13th to 16th Centuries
Birds eye view in 1600
Getting about
The Land
The Woollen Industry
Hearth and Home
Local affairs
The Church and Dissent
Education and Schooling
Shops and Inns
Other occupations
Towards the industrial revolution

The condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is intact and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound.