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Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880$
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Marguerite W. Dupree

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198204008

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.001.0001

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Families, Employers and the Origins of the Factory Acts Extension

Families, Employers and the Origins of the Factory Acts Extension

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(p.215) 5 Families, Employers and the Origins of the Factory Acts Extension
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Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880
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Marguerite W. Dupree

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0006

This chapter discusses the events that led to the Factory Acts Extension in 1864 and how it affected the Potteries. It also examines the role of manufacturers and pottery-workers, their family relationships, and the consequences of the Act for the industry and employment patterns that were specific for the region.

Keywords:   Factory Acts Extension, Potteries, employment patterns, family relationships, manufacturers, pottery-workers

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