Edwin Arrowsmith

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin

Edwin Arrowsmith was born in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1996, in his hometown.

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Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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1990 · Strangeways Prison Riot

Starting on April 1, 1990 thru April 25, 1990, the strangeways prison riots and protest took place in Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England. It started when prisoners took over the chapel of the prison. When it ended, 1 prisoner was dead, 147 prison officers were injured, and 47 prisoners were injured and 50 million pounds worth of damage to the prison.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of iron arrowheads, from Old English arwe ‘arrow’ + smið ‘smith’.

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