Studies from volunteering at The Whitaker museum in Rawtenstall, researching the provenance of various artefacts.

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Mesham china in the names of Betty Sagers, Mrs William Peacock and Mary Maden.
Links to the stories of the ladies and a summary of Mesham ware from the Measham museum.

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The sad story of Betty Trickett of Lumb.

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This cradle roll was found in very poor condition. The names have been transcribed and further research confirmed it as belonging to Bethlehem Unitarian Church in Newchurch.

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The Museum holds a large collection of china labelled with the insignia various churches or political or self-help institutions. This led to a study of other material in the museum's collection, giving a flavour of the role that social events played in the life of the churches and chapels.

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