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date: 23 September 2019

Pilling, Richardlocked

(1799–1874)
  • Dorothy Thompson

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Pilling, Richard (1799–1874), hand-loom weaver and Chartist, was born on 15 December 1799 in Bolton, Lancashire, the son of a cotton weaver. He started work around ten years of age during the boom of the French wars. He was then, he claimed, able to earn ...

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J. M. Bellamy & J. Saville, eds., (1972–93)