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Some Laundry Facts & Figures by cqualmann
April 23, 2009, 2:57 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

From The Women’s Library ‘Dirty Linen’ exhibition catalogue, 2002,

1846 the Public Baths and Washhouses act was passed

1915 340 Baths and Washhouses have been established across the country

6.5 million loads of washing are done in the UK each year – and women do 85% of them.

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