Clog Makers

A Memory of Barrow

I have recently discovered that my grandfather Charles Alexander Parsons Hall was born illegitimately to Sarah Hall in Barrow in Furness c. 1885. Sarah's father George Hall was a clog maker employing two men at Anson Street in 1881. George was born in Stockport then worked in the Birmingham area before arriving in Barrow. My grandfather married in Salford and lived there the rest of his life. I would love to know where I could see any pictures of the area where the clog making business was or if anyone else has any information about it.

A memory shared by Marion Madden , on Feb 27th, 2008.

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