"card & Membership & Anti-Corn Law League & Member Betty Howarth" [NMLH.2008.5.13]



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Catalogue Number
NMLH.2008.5.13

Object Name
card

Title
National Anti-Corn Law League Membership Card

Place
Accrington & Lancashire

People
Howarth, Betty; Bright, John

Description
This is a membership card for the National Anti-Corn Law League. It belonged to Betty Howarth who was the 16 271 member of the Anti Corn Law League. It features a line from the Book of Proverbs "He that witholdeth corn, the people shall curse him".

Betty Howarth lived in Accrington. It is possible she attended the Anti-Corn Law meetings which were held at the Red Lion Pub in the town.

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