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Newbery, Maggie: Reminiscences of a Bradford Mill Girl - autobiography of Maggie Newbery (15126)

City of Bradford Metropolitan Council Libraries Division rep 1981
8vo stapled softback, card covers. Covers slightly dulled with small name to top right hand corner o/w VG+ 110 gms
(Order reference 15126)

This is Maggie Newbery's story of the country where she lived as a child and the city where she worked in the mills in England. It describes her later experiences as a nurse at Menston Asylum, as a swimming teacher and as a wife, mother and grandmother, against the background of the depression and the Second World War. Photographs and illustrations are included.