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William Green's first factory, built in 1874, High Street, Rushden

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Issue 139,  Summer 2016

  • Winter Talks reports:
    • Members' Evening
      • Rural industry in Northern Laos
      • Northants footwear manufacturers and the 21st century
      • V2 bunkers in France
    • London Shoe Manufacturers in Northampton
    • Renewable Energy
  • Articles
    • Reflections in a Bus Driver's Mirror - Albert George Wilkins (1909-89)
  • Updates:
    • Britannia Works, Deanshanger
    • St Edmunds Hospital, Northampton
    • Rail Depot, Milton Malsor / Blisworth
    • Snibston Discovery Park
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Birmingham's New Street Station
    • Shoe firm opens stateside store - Grensons
    • Former gasholder site, Northampton
    • Delapre Abbey, Northampton (1)
    • Delapre Abbey, Northampton (2)
    • Transport charity's bid to extend track
    • Plans for more railway tracks - Kettering
    • Petition against change to design of new rail bridge
    • Kelmarsh Hall - restoration of decor
  • Of this and that including:
    • Obituary: John Smith
  • Dates for the diary
  • And Finally


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