Thursday, 27 November 2008

The Diary of Edmund Harrold, Wigmaker of Manchester 1712-15, ed. Craig Horner (Ashgate)

A transcription of the diary of Edmund Harrold, who was born in 1678 and seemingly lived and worked his whole life in Manchester as a barber and wigmaker, which offers an insight into the social, professional and private life of an impoverished inhabitant of Manchester during a time of economic and social change.

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