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  1. Merseyside's Industries (Part Two)

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    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was reflected in the Merseyside region. Although Liverpool was by far the largest urban centre within Merseyside, the development of a canal system and rail links throughout this period ensured better communications which allowed existing industries to expand and new ones to develop.
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  2. Merseyside’s Industries (Part Two)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was reflected in the Merseyside region. Although Liverpool was by far the largest urban centre within Merseyside, the development of a canal system and rail links throughout this period ensured better communications which allowed existing industries to expand and new ones to develop.

    The same period saw a rapid increase in the region’s population; Liverpool grew from 77,500 in 1801
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  3. Merseyside’s Industries (part One)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was reflected in the Merseyside region. Although Liverpool was by far the largest urban centre within Merseyside, the development of a canal system and rail links throughout this period ensured better communications which allowed existing industries to expand and new ones to develop.

    The same period saw a rapid increase in the region’s population; Liverpool grew from 77,500 in 1801
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