Talk on Victorian Dress at History Group

“Victorian dress of the middle and working classes” Margo Singer Margo Singer’s gave a great talk to the Chorlton History Group on 3rd April 2014 in which she looked at the development of fashion and textiles in the mid 19th century, especially with reference to Manchester and the novels of Elizabeth Gaskell The talk looked at the development of corsets, crinolinesContinue reading Talk on Victorian Dress at History Group

History Group – May and June meetings

The Chorlton History Group meets on the first Thursday of each month starting at 1.30pm, at Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Chorlton Next meeting: Thurs May 2nd 2013:   Roy Chapman will give a talk on “The Lost Railways of South Manchester” Roy Chapman  (on the right), Officer Commanding,  Manchester 1940 Squadron Air Training Corps, as he welcomes the arrival of “The LancashireContinue reading History Group – May and June meetings