Jacob Bright was educated at the Ackworth school of the Society of Friends, and was apprenticed to a fustian manufacturer at New Mills.
Coal and salt are raised, and the other industries include fustian, towel, couch, chair and nail factories, iron and brass foundries, stone quarries and corn mills.
The once considerable manufacture of fustian has declined.
Jean, said to be derived from Genoa where a kind of fustian with this title was made, is a kind of twilled cloth.
fustian weavers during their strike in 1906-7.
fustian jackets ' of the north - factory workers rather than artisans.
fustian cutting, which ceased in the 1930s.
It was used as the headquarters of the fustian weavers during their strike in 1906-7.
Fustian was a cloth with a warp of wool or linen and a cotton weft.
Descriptions of the following fabrics, which are not of course invariably made of cotton, will be found in separate articles: Baize, Bandana, Bombazine, Brocade, Calico, Cambric, Canvas, Chintz, Corduroy, Crape, Cretonne, Denim, Dimity, Drill, Duck, Flannelette, Fustian, Gauze, Gingham, Longcloth, Moleskin, Mull, Muslin, Nankeen, Print, Rep, Ticking, Twill, Velveteen.
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