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The Bridport Trade: Rope & Net: Hemp & Flax

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The Bridport Trade: Rope & Net: Flax & Hemp

By Celia Martin

This book celebrates the unique industrial history of the Bridport area and the skills of the people involved. The town’s rope and net industries have made this productive part of Dorset famous throughout the world.

Local historian Celia Martin has lived in Dorset with her family for over thirty years. It was while working at the Bridport Museum she realised the town’s rope and net industry was going through great changes and started to record the lives of some of the people who had been involved in the trade.

Published in 2003

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The Bridport Trade

By Celia Martin

This book celebrates the unique industrial history of the Bridport area and the skills of the people involved. The town’s rope and net industries have made this productive part of Dorset famous throughout the world. The skill has been passed down through generations of Bridport families for over 800 years.

Local historian Celia Martin has lived in Dorset with her family for over thirty years. It was while working at the Bridport Museum she realised the town’s rope and net industry was going through great changes and started to record the lives of some of the people who had been involved in the trade.

Published in 2003

Price: £4.99 plus 99p postage

 

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