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Exploring the heritage of Turvey and its people
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An Overview of Lacemaking in Turvey
Lace was widely made in Europe before it came to be established in England, and in particular the counties of Beds, Bucks and Northants.
We do not know when the practice began, but by the mid-19th century it was the custom for most village girls to attend a Lace School, usually from a very early age.
An overview of Straw plaiting industry – a minor Turvey occupation
The Working Life of Turvey: Occupations Through Time
What might a local historian in the future discover about the working lives of people in Turvey at the time when the Turvey History Society was established?
Buildings, Monuments and Features
Events and Traditions
Health and Society
Leisure and Recreation
Trade and Industry
Turvey Through Time