Reprint of original issues, published 1832-3.
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Get this from a library! The British labourer's protector, and factory child's friend. Design a poster to campaign against, or for, child labour in the factories. Have a class debate on child labour with half of the class arguing for child labour. Sources. Illustration: ZPER 34/ History Hook Source: C / Source 1: Extract from a Factory Inspectors report – British . Child Labor and the British Industrial Revolution. Friday, Octo The Hammonds divided the factory children into two classes: “parish apprentice children” and “free labour children.” It is a distinction of enormous significance, though one the . "Free labour" children were those who lived at home but worked during the days in factories at the insistence of their parents or guardians. British historian E. P. Thompson, though generally critical of the factory system, nonetheless quite properly conceded that "it is perfectly true that the parents not only needed their children's earnings.
For children ages 15 to 18, like Bithi, the program will help them to develop new job skills so they can have a better income and working conditions. How to help end child labor. Join us in praying for children vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. Donate to help prevent child labor and exploitation. Your gift will help provide better economic. Child labor, or the use of children as servants and apprentices, has been practiced throughout most of human history, but reached a zenith during the Industrial Revolution. Child Workers in England, – DOI link for Child Workers in England, – Child Workers in England, – book. The first 'Ten Hour Bill' – Sadler's Bill (), Ashley's Bill () Dissatisfied with the outcome of Hobhouse's efforts, in Michael Thomas Sadler introduced a Bill extending the protection existing Factory Acts gave to children working in the cotton industry to those in other textile industries, and reducing to ten per day the working hours of children in the industries legislated for.
The campaign against child labour culminated in two important pieces of legislation – the Factory Act () and the Mines Act (). The Factory Act prohibited the employment of children younger than nine years of age and limited the hours that children between nine and 13 could work. From Britannica, an online encyclopedia resource for kids in grades K with safe, fact-checked, age-appropriate content for homework help and learning. After mentioning the fact that factory children generally seem to be “languid, weak, and debilitated”, doctor Samuel Smith went on to say that “if horses in this country were put to the same labour that factory children are, in a very few years the animal would be almost extinct”. Lord Ashley decided to employ Dodd to collect information about the treatment of children in textile factories. William Dodd's research was published as The Factory System: Illustrated in William Dodd's books created a great deal of controversy. Dodd was attacked in the House of Commons as an unreliable source of information.