Working-class life in Victorian Leicester

the Joseph Dare reports
  • 104 Pages
  • 0.79 MB
  • English
Leicestershire Libraries and Information Service , Leicester
StatementBarry Haynes.
ContributionsDare, Joseph., Leicestershire Libraries and Information Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination104p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22382003M
ISBN 10085022294X


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Based on the detailed ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE LEICESTER DOMESTIC MISSION written by Joseph Dare between pages. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haynes, Barry.

Working-class life in Victorian Leicester. Leicester: Leicestershire Libraries and Information Service, Life in Victorian Leicester Paperback – January 1, by Jack Simmons (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jack Simmons Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Jack Simmons. This paper considers appraisals of working-class life in Victorian Leicester made by working men.

The detailed observations and opinions of Robert Bindley, Daniel Merrick and Tom Barclay formed a crucial part of the investigation. Bindley was a framework knitter and a leading figure in the 'Hose, Shirt and Drawer Union' of hosiery workers, as. One particularly critical view of local working-class life was presented by Daniel Merrick, in Working-class life in Victorian Leicester book moral narrative, The Wa,p of Life.

4 Merrick wrote the book inat a time when he was arguably the leading working-class spokesman in Leicester. 5 At the.

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In this series, Lindsey Buteux will be looking at key philanthropists whose dedication to. The Centenary Book of the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society Working-Class life in Victorian Leicester: the Joseph Dare Reports (Leicester, ().

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