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A history of the West of England cloth industry

Kenneth G. Ponting

A history of the West of England cloth industry

by Kenneth G. Ponting

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index; bibliography p157-162.

StatementK.G. Ponting.
The Physical Object
Pagination168p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23131610M

Trowbridge (/ ˈ t r oʊ b r ɪ dʒ / TROH-brij) is the county town of Wiltshire, England, on the River Biss in the west of the county, 8 miles (13 km) south east of Bath, Somerset, from which it is separated by the Mendip Hills, which rise 3 miles ( km) to the town is also 38 miles (61 km) south of Gloucester and 20 miles (32 km) south east of Bristol. Although up to the time of Edward III () most of the wool from England was exported, the West Riding was a textile manufacturing area from earliest recorded times. Ancient documents indicate that there were cloth mills in Leeds and fulling mills in Leeds and .

a cloth industry developed by the northern and middle colonies that eventually became thriving blacksmiths Shod horses and forged tools, farmed implements, wagon parts, and other iron products. A History of the West of England Cloth Industry, (London, ) Sacks, D.H., The Widening Gate: Bristol and the Atlantic Economy , (Berkeley CA., ).

Burns, Helen M., "The Cloth Industry in the West of England from to By Julia de Lacy Mann. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. xviii, $ - Textile History and Economic History, Essays in Honour of M," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 35(4), pages , December. Julia de Lacy Mann, The Cloth Industry in the West of England from to (Oxford, ). Kenneth G. Ponting, The Woollen Industry of South-West England (Bath, ).


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Previous owner's inscription to front : K. Ponting. Kenneth Ponting later wrote a book about the weaving industry in the West of England: Ponting, K.G. (): A History of the West of England Cloth Industry. London: Macdonald. An article in the Sunday Times from traced the rise in exports of garments between andstating that the ‘British rag-trade’ was in a ‘euphoric.

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Ponting (pp. ) Review by: R. Beckinsale DOI: / The cloth industry in the West of England from to Palmer, Marilyn & Neaverson, Peter The textile industry of South-west England: a social history.

Ponting, Kenneth G. Wool and water: Bradford-on-Avon and the River Frome. Rogers, Kenneth G. Warp and weft: the Somerset and Wiltshire woollen industry. Rogers, Kenneth Broadcloth is a dense, plain woven cloth, historically made of defining characteristic of broadcloth is not its finished width but the fact that it was woven much wider (typically 50 to 75% wider than its finished width) and then heavily milled (traditionally the cloth was worked by heavy wooden trip hammers in hot soapy water) in order to shrink it to the required width.

Highlights from the History of the Woolen Industry in Yorkshire Weaving with wool has a long history in England. The Romans had weaving shops at Winchester where they manufactured clothing for the army. There are indications that the English were involved in cloth making as early as the reign of the Saxon King, Alfred ().

Author of A history of the West of England cloth industry, Industrial archaeology in Wiltshire, The woollen industry of Southwest England, A dictionary of dyes and dyeing, Cloth and clothing in medieval Europe, The structure of the Wiltshire-Somerset Border woollen industry,Discovering textile history and design, The special characteristics of the West Country woollen.

The West Riding of Yorkshire, East Anglia and the West Country were the most important areas for the production of woollen cloth. Process. The making of cloth in England at this time involved a series of process, each carried out by workers in their own homes.

By the middle of the 19th century, Britain was producing half the world's cotton cloth, yet not a scrap of cotton was grown in Britain. A history of the British cotton industry is truly fascinating.

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mann, Julia De Lacy, Cloth industry in the west of England from to Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Julia De Lacy Mann.

The importance of west Wiltshire to the London merchants trading to the Low Countries in the time of Henry VIII is vividly revealed in the memorandum book of a prominent mercer and merchant adventurer, Thomas Kitson, who had been exporting cloth almost from the beginning of Henry's reign.

Before the Luddites is a study of the early Industrial Revolution in the English woollen cloth-making industry in the West of England and Yorkshire which concentrates upon the social background of.

The cloth industry in the west of England from to by Mann, J. de L. (Julia de Lacy), the West of England woolen industry that this article is particularly concerned.

Historians have differed in their interpretation of such resistance to change. Some have echoed the opinion of Josiah Tucker, who be-3For details see J. de L. Mann, The Cloth Industry in the West of England (Oxford, ).

Julia de Lacy Mann, The Cloth Industry in the West of England from to (Oxford, ). Tawney, The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century (London, ). and C. Orwin, The Open Fields (Oxford, ).

Court, The Rise of the Midland Industries, – (London, ). Her forthcoming book is tentatively titled, A History of the West of England Cloth Industry (London: Macdonald, ); K. G. Ponting, The Wool Trade Past and Present (Manchester: Columbine Press, ); K.

G. Ponting, The Woollen Industry of South-west England (Bath: Adams and Dart, ).THE CLOTH INDUSTRY OF TWERTON 89 The origins of cloth manufacturing at Twerton are inextricably linked with the River Avon. The very name of the village suggests the presence of two fords before Saxon times, and in AD there is the first mention of a weir.

In the Domesday Book, four mills each worth 30 shillings rent are mentioned.Others moved to the West Country, the Cotswolds, the Yorkshire Dales and Cumberland where weaving began to flourish in the villages and towns.

Lavenham in Suffolk is widely acknowledged as the best example of a medieval wool town in England. In Tudor times, Lavenham was said to be the fourteenth wealthiest town in England, despite its small size.