Women in Industry in the Ironbridge Gorge - An Interview with Ruth Goodman

The role of women in industrial history has often been hidden, overlooked, or forgotten. However, research carried out by social historian Ruth Goodman, on behalf of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, has revealed new insights into the fascinating and vital contributions that women have made to the industrial history of the Ironbridge Gorge. In this interview, Ruth Goodman discusses her research with the Trust's Interpretation Curator, Lauren Collier.

Women in Industry - Part 1

Women in Industry - Part 2


You can discover more about women and industry in the Ironbridge Gorge through our online exhibitions and stories here.