Industrial and Reformatory Schools registers contain a great deal of information about the criminal and destitute children who were sent to these institutions from the mid-nineteenth century until 1933.
An anonymous silk weaver suggests selling off the children of the poor since they can’t support them. He’s making a political point of course, not being serious but this reveals the desperate state of things in 1765 in the East End of London
PhD studentships – The RNCM is offering fully funded AHRC and RNCM PhD studentships. Deadline for Applications 17 December 2018 (AHRC funded), or 3 May 2019 (self-funded) More info - https://t.co/cytmkw8el0
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Liverpool and the Slave Trade by Anthony Tibbles highlights an important part of Liverpool's history which has for too long been rejected, forgotten or ignored. #TurnItUP #ReadUp #SlaveryStudies https://t.co/fAzyL4TXuL
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