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A Merseyside Town in the Industrial Revolution : St Helens 1750-1900.

Author: T C Barker; Professor J R Harris; J R Harris
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2012. ©1994
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Barker, T.C.
A Merseyside Town in the Industrial Revolution : St Helens 1750-1900.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T C Barker; Professor J R Harris; J R Harris
ISBN: 9780203061831 0203061837
OCLC Number: 1039537309
Description: 1 online resource (538 pages)
Contents: Front Cover --
A Merseyside Town in the Industrial Revolution --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
Introduction --
Introduction to the Third Impression --
Sources of Unpublished and Manuscript Material --
Part One: Development in the Canal Age --
Chapter I. Coal and Salt --
Chapter II. The First English Canal --
Chapter III. The Early Coal Magnates: The Cases of Huyton and Sarah Clayton of Liverpool, 1757-1762 --
Chapter IV. The Growth of Competition on the Coalfield, 1763-1775 --
Chapter V. Depression, Disaster and Recovery, 1775-1815 --
Chapter VI. Colliery Problems and Practice --
Chapter VII. The Copper Industry: Anglesey and Lancashire, 1770-1815 --
Chapter VIII. The Greenalls and the Brewing Industry, 1762-1812 --
Chapter IX. The Glass Industry in the Eighteenth Century, 1696-1826 --
Chapter X. Other Industries --
Chapter XI. Social Life: The Poor of Parr, 1730-1815 --
Chapter XII. Social Life: An Industrialist and Magistrate, 1779-1825 --
Chapter XIII. The Beginnings of the Town --
Part Two: The age of Peter Greenall 1830-185 --
Chapter XIV. The Coming of the Railway --
Chapter XV. The Merseyside Coal Trade, 1830-45 --
Chapter XVI. The Glass Industry, 1830-1845 --
Chapter XVII. The Early Years of the Alkali Industry, and the Revival of Copper Smelting --
Chapter XVIII. Combination Among Masters and Men --
Chapter XIX. Colliers, Irish Glassmakers, and Others --
Chapter XX. The Growth of the Town and the Beginnings of Local Government --
Chapter XXI. The New Poor Law --
Chapter XXII. St. Helens in the 'Forties --
Part Three: The Middle Years 1845-1870 --
Chapter XXIII. The Transport Monopoly --
Chapter XXIV. Industrial Development --
Chapter XXV. Urban Growth --
Chapter XXVI. The Improvement Commission --
Chapter XXVII. Town Life --
Part Four: Industrial Progress and the Rise of Respectability, 1870-1900 --
Chapter XXVIII. Industrial Development. Chapter XXIX. Social Life --
Appendix I. Politics at St. Helens, 1832-1900 --
Appendix II. The Rapid Growth of Co-Operation After 1884 --
Appendix III. Births and Deaths in the St. Helens Registration District, 1837-49 --
Appendix IV. Note on Banking and Credit After 1830 --
Index.

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