Before the industrial revolution, Nottingham was the heartland of English lace making. When the craft was mechanised the traditional lace artisans settled in France, where lace was still being made by hand. Then came the revolution of 1848, which turned the Nottingham artisans out of France. Three shiploads of them came to Australia in 1848 to make a new life.
Come and hear their story!
Society of Australian Genealogists
Address: 120 Kent Street, Sydney
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Price: $24 members, $37 non-members
Please phone 02 9247 3953 to book.