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|
where Thomas Fords was a manager beterr 1861 and 1900