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A Crewe Factory Girl - The Life of Ada Nield Chew

A talk by local historian Graham Dodd at the Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley. CW3 9AS.

Graham is a member of the Nantwich Museum Research Group.

The story of Ada Nield who came to prominence locally when she fought for improved conditions for those working in local clothing factories at the turn of the nineteenth century. She went on to campaign on behalf of the Labour movement, trades unions and for women's suffrage before running her own business. Ada was born in 1870 at White Hall Farm, Butt Lane in North Staffordshire.

BLHS Members £2; Non-members £3.

Earlier Event: September 26
Talking 'Butts' ...and other odd ideas
Later Event: November 28
My Research into The Betley Window