Genealogy Projects tagged with framework knitters on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Luddite Uprisings 1811-1817

    The Luddites were textile workers in Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire and Lancashire, skilled artisans whose trade and communities were threatened by a combination of machines and other practices that had been unilaterally imposed by the aggressive new class of manufacturers that drove the Industrial Revolution.In Nottinghamshire, where the Luddite attacks began in November 1811, the ‘framework-knitt...