Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

4/12/2013

New Employment Records

Employment and occupation records reveal a lot about who your ancestors were and what kind of lives they led. Are you descended from farmers, postal workers, engineers or watchmakers?

The newest addition to our employment collections illustrates just how much the world of work has changed in Britain. The Children’s Employment Report, 1842, exposed the gruelling industry of children working in trades and factories at that time – and helped lead to changes in the law. for more click here

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