Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge Community Centre,
2 Wellington Road, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, TF8 7DX

09:30 for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday 19th May 2012

The venue will appeal to everyone who has an interest in research around the time of the Industrial Revolution, 18th to 19th century. We shall have a selection of speakers specialising in surnames or population movement around this time period.


09:30 - 10:00 Arrival: Registration and Coffee
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome by seminar organiser Alan Moorhouse
10:10 - 11:10John Powell: Ironbridge - Birthplace of Industry
11:15 - 12:15Richard Churchley: Industry in the countryside 1550-1850 - Occupations in villages and market towns before the railway age
12:20 - 13:20 Buffet lunch, opportunity to talk and see displays
13:20 - 14:20Rhys Griffith: Sources for Industrial Change (with particular reference to Herefordshire)
14:20 - 15:20Peter Park: The Piecer's Twopence
15:20 - 15:45 Tea and break
15:45 - 16:45Anne Cole: Population Movement - Settlement and Removal
16:45 - 17:00 Wrap up and Close of Seminar

We regret that booking for the seminar has now closed.

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