Elizabeth Elliot – The First Woman Printer in Cornwall

by Charlotte MacKenzie In eighteenth century Cornwall most women worked - including some who were independent traders. Some women organised to help each other financially by forming local friendly societies. By 1801 bookshops in eight Cornish towns were Lane’s circulating libraries with popular titles marketed to women readers. There were also local ladies’ book clubs. … Continue reading Elizabeth Elliot – The First Woman Printer in Cornwall