Reports of the Inspectors of Factories to Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department Volume 2

Reports of the Inspectors of Factories to Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...the collection of which ended with 1870, the total number of females ascertained to be employed in factory and workshop labour at all ages, is as in the following table: --In 6,746 textile factories, as heretofore collected---546,833 In 1,251 textile additional factories, not as heretofore collected-27,524 7,997 works 0-Total-574,357 workers. Among these, there were in textile works, as heretofore collected-40,712 female In additional works, not as heretofore children collected----1,488, Total-0 42,200, ii. Then in 83 non-textile trades and in 15,031 works of various kinds, there were employed 8,930 children, and 144,356 females; and in 318 miscellaneous works 249 children and 4,765 females; making a grand total of 23,346' works, 94,346 children, and 720,478 females. All these working more or less in concert with 1,290,159 males (which is inserted merely to show the proportion of the sexes ' at a glance) No. of ' Children Total Total Total No. Works. under 13. Males. Females. employed. Ootton----2,483 43,231 173,307 271,690 460,007 Wool----1,329 5,635 63,143 61,987 125,130 Shoddy---120 386 1,906 1,910 3,816 Worsted----630 18,806 43,094 66,463 109,557 Flax----500 4,961 38,096 86,676 124,772 Hemp.... 35 3 1,442 1,703 3,150 J pte---63 598 4,372 13,193 17,570 S111;-.-696 6,928 18,987 84,137 48,124 Hair-.-37 4 745 1,594 2,339 Lace----224 620 5,998 2,37 2 8,870 Hosiery---129 106 4,594 5,098 9,692 Elastic _ _---61 16 2,7 59 1,864 4,623 Caiico printing--96 2,894 20,051 5,475 25,526 Printw_0i'ks-_--53 483 4,144 688 4,782 Bleaching and dyeing _-489 550 23,904 7,523 31,427 Calendenng and finishing-150 14 3,558 744 4,302 gistiztn cutting _--328 81 2,192 2,937 5,129 L Mld-1_00_m weaving--56 190 4,172 1,612 5,784 E"/cemeklns by hand-1--70...show more

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