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Richard Oastler, the factory king

Arthur Greenwood

Richard Oastler, the factory king

by Arthur Greenwood

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Published by Huddersfield Branch of the Workers" Educational Association in Huddersfield [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oastler, Richard, -- 1789-1861.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementBy Arthur Greenwood.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19343442M

    Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. In the nineteenth century Fixby was a large estate to which social reformer Richard Oastler was appointed as steward from until when he was relieved of his duties for his political activities: pamphleteering, lobbying and in the establishment of Short Time Committees in industrial towns throughout Yorkshire. The Short Time committees organised public meetings .

    Richard marr , Mary TATHAM, by whom he had two children, both of whom died young. A Tory Radical, known as the "Factory King" for his championing of the rights of children forced to work in factories; his funeral was attended by 10, mourners. Richard marr , Mary TATHAM, by whom he had two children, both of whom died young. Search for the book on E-ZBorrow. E-ZBorrow is the easiest and fastest way to get the book you want (ebooks unavailable). Use ILLiad for articles and chapter scans. Make an ILLIAD request. Richard Oastler: king of factory children; six pamphlets, - by: Oastler.

      If link doesn't work, go to the site and search "Oastler", a little book will come up. Author: George Crabtree Date: Location: Calderdale Format: Topographical Survey Document ID: Library ID: PCRA "Being A Letter to Richard Oastler, surnamed by Baines, 'King of the Factory Children,' By George Crabtree, an Operative.". Campaigner for factory/child labour reform 2 Opposition to the new poor laws Why then does the introduction,the first line of the whole article, begin? Richard Oastler (20 December - 22 August ) "the Factory King" was a "Tory radical",[2] an active opponent of Catholic Emancipation and Parliamentary Reform and a lifelong admirer of the.


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Richard Oastler, (born Dec. 20,Leeds, Yorkshire, Eng.—died Aug. 22,Harrogate, Yorkshire), industrial reformer known in the north of England as the “Factory King,” who from conducted a campaign for shorter working hours that was in part responsible for the Ten Hours Act of In Oastler, who was managing a large Yorkshire agricultural estate.

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Hilary Haigh, (eds.) Slavery in Yorkshire: Richard Oastler and the campaign against child labour in the Industrial Revolution (University of Huddersfield), pp., rrp £24 paper, ISBN The book is also available at £20 from In Kirkheaton churchyard near Huddersfield there is a fifteen.

ichard Oastler,‘the factory king,’ the youngest of the eight children of Robert Oastler of Leeds, was born in St. Peter's Square in that town on 20 December His mother, a daughter of Joseph Scurr of Leeds, died in Richard Oastler () Richard Oastler was born in St.

Peter's Square, Leeds, on 20 December He was the son of Robert Oastler and one of the daughters of Joseph Scurr of Leeds: Oastler was the youngest of eight children born to the couple. KING OF FACTORY CHILDREN Richard Oastler was the son of a factory owner.

His family was rich. He tried to improve working conditions in Britain’s mines and factories especially for the children. He attacked the use of young children after meeting John Wood.

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News Factory King who battled to free child slaves William Wilberforce famously led the campaign to end colonial slavery, but Richard Oastler fought child slavery here in Yorkshire.

Richard Oastler: King of Factory Children; Six Pamphlets, (British Labour Struggles: Contemporary Pamphlets, ) Facsimile of ed Edition by Richard Oastler (Author) › Visit Amazon's Richard Oastler Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search Author: Richard Oastler. Richard Oastler (; factory reformer) Oastler worked as a merchants' agent untilwhen he was appointed as a land steward for Thomas Thornhill's estate at Fixby.

Politically, he was a Tory, opposed to parliamentary reform and trades union. Richard Oastler (20 December – 22 August ) "the Factory King" was a "Tory radical", [2] an active opponent of Catholic Emancipation and Parliamentary Reform and a lifelong admirer of the Duke of Wellington; but also an abolitionist and prominent in the "anti-Poor Law" resistance to the implementation of the "New Poor Law" of Most notably, as his.

Undated. Portrait of Richard Oastler, the Leeds-born campaigner for factory reform known as the 'Factory King'. Born on 20th Decemberhe was the youngest of 10 children of linen merchant Robert Oastler; his education took place at Fulneck Moravian School before he began training to be an architect, which he was forced to quit due to failing eyesight.

Among them was Richard Oastler, no longer a well-known name, but prominent in his time and compared by some with William Wilberforce for his importance in challenging negative attitudes and exploitative practices. Richard Oastler was born in in St Peter’s Square, Leeds, the eighth and last child of Robert and Sarah Oastler.

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His campaign began inwith a letter on Yorkshire Slavery, which caused an outcry when it was published in the Leeds Mercury. The main bar area is lit by two chandeliers hanging from an intriguingly decorated ceiling. Organ pipes, pews and even hymn book numbers can still be seen on the upper floor which is not open to the public.

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