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Reading’s Manufacturing Industries

Reading’s Manufacturing Industries

Price: £5.00

with David Cliffe

Thursday 5th September 2.00–4.00 pm

Last of five talks in Shops and Businesses series

60 old Reading firms in 60 minutes – richly illustrated. Discover some of the many different things produced in Reading over the years, including flour, silk, railway signals, barges and racing cars.

includes tea or coffee and cake

Venue: Berkshire Family History Society
The Centre for Heritage and Family History
2nd Floor, Reading Central Library
Abbey Square
Berkshire, RG1 3BQ

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with Ann Smith

Jacksons, Langstons and Tuttys are familiar shop names to people in Reading. But do you remember Hawkes Ironmongers or Cook's Dairy and Farm Equipment? This talk will look at shops from the 19th century to the present day, and how shopping has changed over the years.

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