My Ancestor was a Brushmaker

My Ancestor was a Brushmaker
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Date:
Sat 22 Jun 2019
Duration:
3 hours
Price:
£20.00
Places remaining:
18

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.