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Conscientious Objection in Oldham during World War One by John Fidler

Around 16,000 men were recorded as conscientious objectors during World War One. John Fidler tells the compelling story of the 150 conscientious objectors from Oldham. Some were assigned civilian 'work of national importance' while others were…


Women’s Groups in Oldham After 1918 By Shelia Goodyear

In the period leading up to the First World War the Oldham Womens’ Suffrage Society actively campaigned for votes for women. But what happened once this objective had been met? Shelia Goodyear explores what the women of Oldham did after they were…


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