Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Boltonians in Russia (Wayne Ashton)

Upcoming Talk - March 2023

7.30pm at Harwood Methodist Church, Longsight
Thursday 23rd March 2023

Speaker: Wayne Ashton

Bolton & Oldham invade Russia (and liked it so much they stayed)

Wayne's talk will examine a number of Lancashire families who went to Russia during the industrial revolution to set up factories, some of whom stayed there and others who fled in 1918.


Krenholm Cotton Spinning Mill, Narva, Estonia
Krenholm Cotton Spinning Mill, Narva, Estonia
where Thomas Fords was a manager beterr 1861 and 1900