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Suggested reading for the serious researcher.

bulletAustralian Joint Copying Project Handbook, Part 5, Foreign Office, Public Record Office FO 27 807, Calais-London Correspondence 1848 in NSW State Library
bulletBAILEY, J Bryan, Nottingham Lace Makers - the first generation of Nottingham Lace Makers, J Bryan Bailey, Nottingham, 2003
bulletBATESON, Charles, The Convict Ships 1787-1868, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1959
bulletBEALBY, Jane (Ed.), The History of J.B. Walker & Co. Ltd, Privately published, Edwinstowe, 2009 (limited copies available from the author, Broomhill Grange, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire)
bulletBRICE, James, South Australia as it is: How to get to it, and what to do when there, , John Wright Steam Press, Bristol,1848 (Copy in Mitchell Library, Sydney)
bulletBRUNDAGE, Anthony, The English Poor Laws 1700-1930, Palgrave, 2002
bulletCHANDLER, Rolicker., The Migrant Ship Harpley, Published privately, Beaumaris, 1996
bulletCHAPMAN, S. D., Hosiery and Knitwear; Four Centuries of Small-Scale Industry in Britain c.1569-2000, Pasold Studies in Textile History, Oxford University Press, 2002
bulletCHURCH, R.,  The Lace Makers' Society, a Study in Trade Unionism in the British Lace Industry, 1760-1960, Nottingham, 1960
bulletCUTHBERT, Norman H., The Lacemakers Society: a study of Trade Unionism in the British Lace Industry, 1760-1960, Nottingham, Amalgamated Society of Operative Lace Makers and Auxiliary Workers, 1960
bulletCUTHBERT, Norman H., Economic and Social Change in a Midland Town; Victorian Nottingham 1815-1900, London, 1966
bulletDARVALL, Frank Ongley, Popular Disturbances and Public Order in Regency England, Augustus Kelly, New York, 1969. First published in 1934 this is an account of the Luddite and other disorders in England during the Years 1811-1817 and of the attitudes and activity of the authorities.
bulletEARNSHAW, Pat., A Dictionary of Lace, Dover Publications, New York, 1984
bulletEARNSHAW, Pat., Lace Machines and Machine Laces, Gorse Publications, Guildford, 1994
bulletEARNSHAW, Pat., How to Recognise Machine Laces, Gorse Publications, Guildford, 1995
bulletELLIS, John., Kelso - the Church's Gateway to the West, Halstead Press, Ultimo, 2007
bullet FAMILY HISTORY GROUP OF BATHURST INC., Bathurst Pioneers - A Register of Pioneer Families of Bathurst NSW and District before 1900
bulletFELKIN. W, A History of the Machine-Wrought Hosiery & Lace Manufactures, Nottingham, 1867
bulletGlover's History and Directory of Nottinghamshire, 1844
bulletFEWKES, Anne V., Hands Over the Water", Reedman, Nottingham, 1996
bulletHALLS, Zillah., Machine Made Lace in Nottingham in the 18th and 19th Century, City of Nottingham Art Galleries and Museums Committee, Nottingham, 1964
bulletHAMMOND, John Lawrence., The Town Labourer, 1760-1832; the new civilization, Longmans Green, London, 1917
bulletHAYES, Julie & Cavenett, Amanda, Longmire 1692-2006, Allen Press, Morphetville, 2006
bulletHÉNON, H., L'Industrie des Tulles & Dentelles Mécaniques dans Le Pas-de-Calais 1815-1900, Belin Frères, Paris, 1900
bulletHENSON, G., History of Framework Knitters, Nottingham, 1831
bulletHIGGS, Michelle, Life in the Victorian and Edwardian Workhouse, The History Press, 2007
bullet Historical Records of New South Wales
bulletKELLY, Gillian., (Ed.), The Lacemakers of Calais, Queanbeyan, The Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais, 1990
bulletKELLY, Gillian., Well Suited to the Colony, Queanbeyan, The Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais, 1998
bulletLOWE, David & RICHARDS, Jack., The City of Lace, Nottingham Lace Centre Limited, Nottingham, 1988
bulletLOWE, David & RICHARDS, Jack., The Lace Heritage: A Guide to Nottingham Lace, Nottingham Lace Centre Limited, Nottingham, 1984
bulletMURRAY, Peter, Poverty and Welfare 1830-1914, Hodder & Stoughton, 1999
bulletOrange's Directory of Nottingham, 1840
bulletPALMER, Marilyn., Framework Knitting, Shire Publications, Peterborough, 1984
bulletPigot's Directory of Nottinghamshire, 1841-1842
bulletMASON, Sheila., Nottingham Lace 1760s - 1950s: the machine-made lace industry in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire, S.A. Mason, 1994
bulletMASON, Sheila., History Of The Worshipful Company Of Framework Knitters: The Art And Mystery Of Framework Knitting In England And Wales, S. A. Mason, The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, Oadby, 2000
bulletMAURER, Paul (Photographs) and LOEZ, Delphine (Text), De la Dentelle & des Hommes - The Lacemakers of Calais, Lucien de Lyon, Paris, 2002
bulletMAXWELL, Charles F., Australian Men of Mark, 1889
bulletMcKENNA, D., Machine Lace, Stoke-on-Trent City Museum and Art Gallery, 1985
bulletPALMER, M., Framework Knitting, Shire Publications, Nottingham, 1984
bulletPARSONS, Ronald., Migrant Ships for South Australia 1836-1850
bulletSALTER, Susan., Nottingham Made Lace and Lace Made Nottingham, Blue Print, Mansfield, 2001
bulletVION, Albert, Calais et Saint-Pierre au XIXe siècle (1815-1885), Westhoek-Editions, France, 1963
bulletWhite's History, Gazeteer and Directory of Nottinghamshire, 1847



bulletTHE LACEMAKERS - THE FORGOTTEN STORY OF ENGLISH LACE. A film by Edward Jarvis, narrated by Robert Lindsay. © Duck Media 2013. This excellent video is available through

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