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Welcome to the ‘Family and Business in North-west England, 1760-1820’ project website

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Here you can find a description of the project and a searchable database of individuals, businesses and historical documents which we hope will be of useful to family historians and to those interested in the history of the region and business history.

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The ‘Family and Business in North-west England, 1760-1820’ project
is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council,

The project is directed by Hannah Barker. Data was entered and analysed by Jane Hamlett, Mina Ishizu and Stephen Connolly. The database was designed and built by Phil Bradbury of the Humanities ICT team at the University of Manchester.

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