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19th February 201619th February 2016

George Orwell

George Orwell visited Rudyard in the inter-war years during his research for The Road To Wigan Pier which sought to expose the working and living conditions of the economically deprived North of England: An extract from his diary is below: 3.2.1936 Left 9 am. and took bus to Hanley. Walked round Hanley and part of...