Miners and Mariners of the Severn Gorge: Probate inventories for Benthall, Broseley, Little Wenlock and Madeley, 1660-1764

Miners and Mariners of the Severn Gorge: Probate inventories for Benthall, Broseley, Little Wenlock and Madeley, 1660-1764

By: Nancy Cox (author), Barrie Trinder (author)Paperback

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This new book uses often remarkable probate inventories to explore the ways of life of the people who lived in the area between the 1600s and the 1760s ... coal miners, barge owners, ropemakers, tobacco pipe makers and shopkeepers. " ... a fascinating picture of the lives and living conditions of the boatmen and coal-getters ... a book of immense interest to the keen social historian." Best of British Magazine

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  • ISBN13: 9781860771262
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781860771262
  • weight: 690
  • ISBN10: 1860771262

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