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Industrial England

When:
November 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2014-11-01T09:00:00-04:00
2014-11-01T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
North York Central Library Auditorium
5120 Yonge Street
North York, ON M2N
Canada
Cost:
$65 ($60 for OGS Members)
Contact:
Toronto Branch OGS

A FULL DAY WORKSHOP 
Join members of Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society for a day of diverse lectures on the major effects of the Industrial Revolutions on English society. Come and hear our keynote speaker Kirsty Gray talk about the broad impacts of the industrialization on the people living in England and the cities where they lived. Choose from lectures by other genealogy experts and social historians on various aspects of industrial England—education and literacy, industry and cookery,  the significance of the cotton industry in Lancashire and how people lived in the industrial cities.

Details about the day’s program and the invited speakers.

Trains at Euston Station, London, 1837

Euston Station in London 1837

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