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Little Bolton : The Story of a Lancashire Working Class Family at the Start of the Industrial Revolution - Nora Lönn

Little Bolton

The Story of a Lancashire Working Class Family at the Start of the Industrial Revolution

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Published: 7th January 2017
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In a small Lancashire town in the 1840s, three working class orphans struggle to survive. Despite technological advancement, life is harder for Nell, Bill and Luke than it was for their parents.

As they grow up, they each find their own way of improving their situation, through marriage, education, or illegal means.

But family scandal that no one will talk about, and the mysterious Edward Ainsworth who will stop at nothing to destroy their family, threaten to ruin what progress they’ve made.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements 

Preface

The families

The Halls

The Booths, The Flemings 

 

PART 1 - 1841

The funeral. January 1841

The wake. January 1841

Back to Bolton. January 1841

The mill. January 1841

Another new home. February 1841

Leaving for Manchester. February 1841 

 

PART 2 - 1845–1848

Apprenticed. February 1845

The soapbox. May 1847

Temperance. May 1847

Nell’s homecoming. February 1848

The suitcase. March 1848

Answers. March 1848

The Chartist march. April 1848

The diary. April 1848 

 

PART 3 - 1850–1852

The family secret. March 1850

The wedding. May 1850

Head over heels. August 1850

Lies. November 1850

A daughter. June 1851

The reunion. November 1851

The proposal. March 1852

Another wedding. April 1852 

 

PART 4 - 1853

Accusations. March 1853

Leaving Bolton again. March 1853

A confession. March 1853

The confrontation. March 1853

The journey to Salford. March 1853

Scarlet fever. April 1853

The loss. April 1853

Emigration. April 1853

Life in Liverpool. April 1853

Revenge. September 1853

The truth finally revealed. September–December 1853

ISBN: 9789198322910
ISBN-10: 9198322915
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 7th January 2017
Publisher: Skriv in English AB
Edition Number: 1