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Shipped out? Pauper apprentices of port towns during the industrial revolution, 1750-1870

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The thesis challenges popular generalisations about the trades, occupations and locations to which pauper apprentices were consigned, shining the spotlight away from the familiar narrative of factory children, onto the fate of their destitute peers in port towns. A comparative investigation of Liverpool, Bristol and Southampton, it adopts a deliberately broad definition of the term pauper apprenticeship in its multi-sourced approach, using 1710 Poor Law and charity apprenticeship records ...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2015-10-14

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