Did you know?
The weavers who were 45% of the Coventry population at that time, threatened to riot in 1820 and
The actual "Coventry Weavers Riot" occurred in 1829.
Thomas Cash, the founder of J J Cash, the modern day silk weavers, died on 13th April 1864.
Coventry, which is an old walled city, has been the center of several Industrial Revolutions since the middle ages.
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for lots of information about
The Silk Weavers of Coventry.
by Mary Dunham.
The Magazine ANTIQUES, March 1933
By Alice Lynes, F.L.A.
Librarian in charge of the Coventry & Warwickshire Collection.
With notes for the collector and suggested material for further study
COVENTRY CITY LIBRARIES Local History Pamphlets No.2
By Bill Poese.
The Antiques Journal, January 1974.
In 1043 Leofric, the local Earl and his wife Godiva founded a Benedictine monastery ..........Click to read on....
William Burbury - After Napoleon's Defeat
Top Shops - Hillfields and Chappelfields
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