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Hat

A Turkish measure of length approximately equivalent to 2.63 millimeters. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
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However, by the end of the 18th century, they had tired of hatmaking and sold the business to John Wilday, whose family had been early cottage feltmakers
Closer to home, Sefton Park Palm House always has plenty of family-friendly activities to choose from and, on April 6, there's a free Easter bonnet and hatmaking workshop.
Shurey, an experienced rambler who has written other books on Warwickshire, says of the Hartshill area: "The woods were once part of the vast Forest of Arden and towards the end of the 18th century, lime trees were replanted to provide blocks for the hatmaking industry of Atherstone.
Cheap Chinese imports have spelt the end of age-old skills at the last surviving major hatmaking factory in the Midlands - and of all-British-made bowlers, trilbys and homburgs.