Domestic Servants and Households in Rochdale: 1851-1871

Domestic Servants and Households in Rochdale: 1851-1871

by Edward Higgs


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ISBN-13: 9781138638860
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World Series
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Domestic Service in the Nineteenth Century 2. Methodological Approach 3. Rochdale in the Nineteenth Century 4. The Social Position of the ‘Servant’ in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Census 5. The ‘True’ Servant Population of Rochdale, 1851-1871 6. Servant Employers in Rochdale and the Factors Affecting Their Employment of Servants 7. Domestic Service and the Rural Woman 8. The Effect of Location on Servant Employment 9. The Recruitment of Servants in Rochdale, 1851-1871 10. Domestic Service in Nineteenth-Century Rochdale: Some Implications for Contemporary Historical Research; Appendix A: Coding Conventions Used in the Transformation of Sample Schedules into Numerical Data; Bibliography; Notes; Tables

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