Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group

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Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group

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The Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group is a registered charity which provides support to people with asbestos-related diseases and their families. In Britain, asbestos is typically associated with Britain's tradition of heavy industry, due to its widespread use in power stations, shipbuilding, factories, and dockyards, but asbestos was also used in the construction of a wide variety of building types, including shops and schools.


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Ingham, Nigel, historian

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2014 - 2015

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Nigel Ingham was commissioned by the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group to conduct an oral history project.

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GB 249

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Created by Victoria Peters, November 2017.




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