1-2 of 2 results  for:

  • Methodist New Connexion x
  • Art and architecture x
Clear all

Article

Rushton, Benjamin (1785–1853), hand-loom weaver and radical agitator, was born at Dewsbury in Yorkshire, but later moved to Halifax, where he found employment as a fancy-worsted weaver, residing at Friendly Fold in the village of Ovenden. He married Mary Helliwell (b. 1786)...

Article

Shaw, Charles (1832–1906), potter and autobiographer, was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire, the third son and fifth of eight children of Enoch Shaw (b. 1792/3), pottery painter and gilder, and his wife, Ann Mawdesley (b. 1796/7). The Shaw family lived in a small terrace house in ...