Snapshot 1900: The Changing Picture of Class
Social Class and the Club
Have you decided what social class the people of the Bowling Club belonged to?
Are there any working class people or women in the Bowling Club? What reasonís could there be for them being left out?
Use the 1900 Minute book to help you find a possible reason why there are no working class people in the Bowling Club.
What reasons would there be for not admitting women and when do you think women were finally admitted?
Is Bedale Bowling Club still going today? What type of membership does it have and why do you think this is? How much are the fees? If you donít know the answers to these questions, how would you find out?
For a closer look at the extract from the 1900 minute book, download the file below - 'Minutes from the Bedale Bowling Club'.