Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

15/9/2007

Beaten and bullied, Victorian child workers remained uncomplaining

Beaten, bullied, shoeless and dirty, they toiled all day, and often night, in conditions of Dickensian squalor. But the popular image of working children in Victorian times ignores one key part of their experience: the young labourers were remarkably stoical about their suffering.for more click here

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