English agricultural labourer 1300-1925

an historical sketch by Montague Edward Fordham

Publisher: Labour Pub. Co. in London

Written in English
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  • Agricultural laborers -- Great Britain,
  • Agriculture -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Land tenure -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63.

ContributionsFordham, T.R.,
LC ClassificationsHD1532 F67
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fordham, Montague Edward, English agricultural labourer London, Labour Pub. Excerpt from A History of the English Agricultural Labourer The Laws of Settlement and Removal II.

The Labourer in the period of high Corn Prices iii. The Labourer in the period of low Corn Prices and the old Poor Law iv. The Gang System v. Wages and Moral Conditions up to About the PublisherCited by: This short account gives an introduction to the lives of agricultural labourers in 19th century England.

Large families lived in poorly maintained, tied cottages. Wages were low; income depended on work done, so a wet summer could mean near starvation.

Subjects include: the working day, amusements, education, diet, gang labour and machine breaking.5/5(1).

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The world of agriculture encompassed a huge variety of types of work and lifestyles, from: Primitive labour of man and oxen to highly mechanized methodology. Gentleman farmers and landowners to day labourers not paid a living wage.

Breeding and raising of animals and. Agricultural Labourers () to have permanently changed. All cannot be as though the struggle had not been; the fact that the old conditions of agricultural labour have ceased, if but for a time, has shown that at any rate their continuance was not bound up with the persistence of the universe itself.

that the English [/ A History of the English Agricultural Labour, – (London, ). 23 For a general discussion see Kussmaul, Ann, Servants in Husbandry in Early Modern England (Cambridge, ) ; Snell, K.D.M., Annals of the Labouring Poor (Cambridge, ).Cited by: Top Tip: Agricultural labourer – often abbreviated to “Ag lab” on census returns – is a frustratingly unspecific a better idea of the kind of work your ancestor did, investigate local history sources to see which types of agriculture dominated in their area.

The Last Rising of the Agricultural Labourers, Rural Life and Protest in Nineteenth-Century England by Reay, Barry at - ISBN - ISBN - Breviary Stuff Publications - - Softcover5/5(1). Follow up some of these suggestions, read some of the books below, then decide if your agricultural labourers really are boring.

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In fact, the census records 1, people working as an “ag lab”, farm servant or shepherd – more than in any other field of employment. Only in did domestic service overtake it to the top spot. [Compiled from Parliamentary Papersand Added by Marjie Bloy Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore.].

The occupations in the Census are rank order of the numbers employed; the figures for and follow the original order, for comparison purposes. Some occupations are re-named, others are put into different categories over this thirty. impact on agricultural living standards in the region during the nineteenth century.

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labour market outcomes. This section considers the effects of technology on the level and. composition of employment and wages. Technological progress, by increasing the productivity of factors of production, expands an economy’s production possibility frontier, so that the same amount.I'm wondering if anyone can help me get a bit more insight into the lives of agricultural labourers/servants in the 19th century?

To be more specific, I'm researching the life of my g-g-g-grandmother, the wife of a lime-burner, who was widowed in her 30s, and left on poor relief with 6 children in a tiny village in Sussex ( census).