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‘Wools for the World’ in Railway Street

Mon 30 Nov 2020

Free

‘Wools for the World’ in Railway Street

Online presentation by Dr. Barbara Smith.

Due to current social distancing restrictions, Huddersfield Local History Society’s 2020/21 season of talks will initially be given online and made available on the Society’s web site.

Dr Barbara Smith is a volunteer working on the collection of the UK Knitting & Crochet Guild. In this talk for the Huddersfield Local History Society, she recounts the history of two Huddersfield businesses. Greenwoods wool shop was established after the First World War, while Wakefield, Greenwood and Co. was a knitting yarn business which grew out of it, supplying shops throughout the UK and overseas.

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Date:
Mon 30 Nov 2020
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.huddersfieldhistory.org.uk/

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Huddersfield Local History Society
Website:
http://www.huddersfieldhistory.org.uk