The Oakes Diaries I, 1778-1800

Volume Number: 32

Published: 1989

Edited by Dr Jane Fiske. Oakes, who at 27 inherited one of the largest yarn-making companies in the county, at the decline of that industry’s fortunes found himself reluctantly forced into banking. He kept his diaries for forty-nine years from the age of thirty-seven, commenting on every aspect of life in the area.

Companion Volumes: 33

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