history of labour in Sheffield.

  • 372 Pages
  • 1.92 MB
  • English
Liverpool University Press , [Liverpool]
Working class -- England -- Sheffield., Sheffield (England) -- Economic condit


Sheffield (England), England, Sheff

Other titlesLabour in Sheffield.
LC ClassificationsHD8400.S5 P6
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 372 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5807855M
LC Control Number60034760

This book describes the working and living conditions of workers, especially those in the cutlery and tools, steel and engineering trades, in Sheffield between and Housing and public heath, real wages and cyclical variations in wages, and trade union history, including the well-known outrages, receive particular attention.

Sheffield produced for a world market and its prosperity was. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pollard, Sidney. History of labour in Sheffield. [Liverpool] Liverpool University Press, (OCoLC) A history of workers in the staple trades of the Sheffield area from the ion: Dustjacket very shelfworn, rubbed and torn.

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This book looks at the development of socialism in Sheffield, before the formation of the Labour Party and before the horrors of the twentieth century. Lloyd, The Cutlery Trades (London, ); S. Pollard, A History of Labour in Sheffield (Liverpool, ); W. Taylor, The Sheffield Horn Industry (Sheffield, ); A.

Watson, The Sheffield Assay Office (Sheffield, ). 1 In the second half of the eighteenth century the population of the town probably doubled. Sheffield Book Society Sheffield, Sheffield Labour Group Sheffield, Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield Sheffield, Yorkshire Sorby Scientific Society Sheffield, Yorkshire Soroptimist International: Sheffield Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Extracted from "A History of Labour in Sheffield ". by Professor S Pollard (formerly of Sheffield University). "The standards of working-class housing in the town, like the standards of sanitation, deteriorated in the 's and 's with the pressure of population, but they were still above those of other industrial towns.

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One hundred years on Labour is in government with an overwhelming majority. This book is a unique opportunity both to celebrate and assess critically the Labour Party's role in shaping events of the twentieth century.

It brings together academics from a variety of disciplines to examine the history of the Party's development. Our short history of Sheffield covers: the castle and the manor, the industrial revolution, the rise of the steel city, the First and Second World Wars and Sheffield’s recent history.

Contact us on [email protected] to find out more, book in advance or order archival materials. The name Sheffield is Old English in origin. It derives from the River Sheaf, whose name is a corruption of shed or sheth, meaning to divide or separate.

Field is a generic suffix deriving from the Old English feld, meaning a forest clearing. It is likely then that the origin of the present-day city of Sheffield is an Anglo-Saxon settlement in a clearing beside the confluence of the rivers.

Labor history or labour history is a sub-discipline of social history which specialises on the history of the working classes and the labor historians may concern themselves with issues of gender, race, ethnicity and other factors besides class but chiefly focus on urban or industrial societies which distinguishes it from rural history.

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Times Past: Sheffield This photographic record of Sheffield looks at the changes that have taken place from Victorian times to the 50s. There are sections on the history of steel and cutlery-making, the city at leisure, transport, Sheffield at war, and its unique and beautiful parks and gardens.

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Statistics from the Sheffield General Infirmary show that between andover 6, children died, representing half of the mortality in the infirmary. My name is Edd Mustill, I'm a local labour movement activist working on a history of the first few decades of the movement here in Sheffield.

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This will eventually take the form of a book, covering the period from the early s until the Labour Party took control in the town hall in [Excerpt] While this volume contains some important pieces, it is uneven in quality, and several of the papers, in my opinion, should have been omitted.

Given the very high price of the book, the fact that it omits Pollard's important papers on factory discipline and his chapter from the Cambridge Economic History of Europe, and the ready availability in journals of the best papers, I cannot.

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The history of Sheffield The Beginnings: Sheffield is located in the county of South Yorkshire in the North of England. It was first established as an Anglo Saxon village. This village was nothing but a small clearing in the forest which today has expanded to become the fourth largest city in England.Sheffields Labour, Sheffield.

1, likes 3 talking about this. Page is for people who already support / are considering supporting Labour, & who either do/have/will live(d) in, or have friends &. When I think of the small notions and little minds of the public men of old Sheffield I can hardly realise that the City has become the fine important flourishing place it is today, one of the largest Cities of the Empire.

Frederick Mappin,quoted in Sidney Pollard, A History of Labour in Sheffield, ().