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John Urie (b. 1820) Biographical entry

 724 URIE, John, Reminiscences of Eighty Years (Alexander Gardner, Paisley, 1908), pp.155. Illustrated. Born 1820 in Paisley. Son of a hand-loom weaver …

Joseph Terry (1816-1889): Home and Family

Working-class fathers existed…but working-class fatherhood remained uncertain- Julie Marie Strange (1) Time spent together for working-class families would often be scarce as …

May Jones: Fun and Festivities

“Games somehow were seasonable and all the children of the village played the same games at the same time. In the spring …

May Jones: Purpose and Audience

“The little village where I lived was on the outskirts of a large manufacturing town, where all the mills found work for …