Find out about brush makers – how did they make brushes, where did they make them?
In this talk, Ken Doughty covers:
- The practices of the Brushmakers, the first English trade union;
- Methods of manufacture;
- The tramp system;
- England's first trade-based family history society.
Ken is an enthusiastic amateur genealogist. In the early 1990s, he rediscovered the fascinating history of the Brushmakers Society and established the first trade-based family history society.
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