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Hugh Bodey

Hugh Bodey was trained as a teacher and taught at a school in the Forest of Dean and then in Huddersfield. The characteristic weavers' cottage of that district were in danger of being modernised or demolished, so he formed a trust to preserve one. Within two years the trust had three cottages in a terrace, had restored handloom weaving in one and had won the BBC award for industrial archaeology. He became Visiting Lecturer in Industrial History at Huddersfield College of Education (Technical)...See more