The World Was Changing Industry Had Revolutionized The England Of 1812, Bringing With It Enormous Wealth For Some, But Unrest And Turbulence Among The Workers Who Were Little Than Slaves, Living In Squalor And Misery.Into This Class Mary Lister Was Born, A Defiant Child Of The Changing Time She Believed Passionately In A Cause Fair Wages And Decent Conditions For The Poor Mill Workers Then Fate Confronted Her With An Impossible Choice Between Her Family And Her Beliefs, And Her Consuming Love For The Master Of The Mill The Powerful Man Who Held Her Future, And The Future Of Her People In His Arrogant Hand.Originally Published In 1966 As The Master Of Liversedge.
Born Alice Mary Chetwynd Humphrey on 12 October 1913 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, UK, she studied at King Edward VI Grammar School in Birmingham On 3 February 1945, she married Kenneth James Ley They had two sons Richard James Humphrey Ley and Graham Kenneth Hugh Ley.She was a teacher at Harrow College of Higher Education In 1962, she obtained a diploma in Sociology at London University, an
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