Businessmen and benefactors: The Macclesfield silk manufacturers and their support for the town's charitable institutions, 1750-1900
AuthorsGriffiths, Sarah J.
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractThis article discusses how Macclesfield silk manufactuers contributed towards the development of voluntary organisations as part of their public role, using Sunderland Street Wesleyan chapel and the ragged and industrial school as examples. It explores the general reasons behind their charitable involvement and the extent to which their contribution was critical to the success of Sunderland Street Wesleyan chapel and the ragged and industrial school.
CitationTransactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 2008, 157, pp. 67-92.
DescriptionThis is the author's PDF version of an article published in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire© 2008. Reproduced with permission of the Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.
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