The Quarry Bank Runaways

by G.J. Griffiths

The Quarry Bank Runaways Author G.J. Griffiths
File size 8 Mb
Year 2016
Pages 114
Language English
File format EPUB
Category Contemporary

Book Description:

In the early 19th century, when it was the policy of many of the poorhouses and workhouses to deter paupers from applying by making the conditions inside harsh and unpleasant, two boys set out on a journey to Hackney Workhouse in London. Their starting point was in the pleasant Cheshire countryside, where they were apprenticed to the cotton mill built by Samuel Greg in 178



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