Works Consulted 18th and 19th Centuries

Adshead, Joseph
Distress in Manchester: Evidence (tabular and otherwise) of the State of the Labouring Classes in 1840-42
Henry Hooper, London, 1842
https://archive.org/details/distressinmanche00ahsh 
Aikin, John
A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles round Manchester
John Steckdale, London, 1795
https://archive.org/stream/b28404555#page/n7/mode/2up  
Alison, Sir Archibald
England in 1815 and 1845; and the Monetary Famine of 1847; or, a Sufficient and a
Contracted Currency
William Blackwood and Sons, London, 1847  
Allen, Zachariah
The Practical Tourist, Or, Sketches of the State of the Useful Arts, and of Society, Scenery, &c. &c, in Great-Britain, France and Holland 
A. S. Beckwith, Providence, 1832
(the journey took place in 1825)  
Anon.
A Sketch of the Hours of Labour, Mealtimes, &c. &c. &c. in Manchester and its Neighbourhood:
March 1st, 1825
Printed by J. Harrison and Son, London, 1825
Anonymous
The Old and New Poor Law; who Gains and also Loses; Explained by Conversations of Facts of Daily Occurrence
John W. Parker, London, 1835
Army Medical Department
Reports on the Health of the Army, 1860-1894
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office
Ashley Cooper, Lord Anthony, later Earl of Shaftesbury
Speech of Lord Ashley in the House of Commons, on Tuesday 7th of June, 1842, on moving for Leave to bring in a Bill to make Regulations respecting the Age and Sex of Children
and Young Persons employed in the Mines and Collieries of the United Kingdom
John Murray. London, 1842 
Lord Ashley, M. P.
Moral and Religious Education of the Working Classes.
The Speech of Lord Ashley, M. P. in the House of Commons, on Tuesday, February 28th, 1843
John Ollivier, London, 1843                  
Ten Hours Factory Bill.
The Speech of Lord Ashley, M. P., in the House of Commons, on Friday, March 15th, 1844
John Ollivier, London, 1844
Ten Hours Factory Bill.
The Speech of Lord Ashley, M. P., in the House of Commons, on Friday May 10th, 1844
John Ollivier, London, 1844
Employment of Children in Calico Print Works. Corrected Report of the Speech of Lord Ashley,
M. P., in the House of Commons, on 18th February, 1845
John Ollivier, London, 1845 
Ashworth, Henry (Director of the Chamber of Commerce of Manchester)
Statistics of the present Depression of Trade at Bolton;
showing the Mode in which it affects the different Classes of the Population
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society of London, Vol. V, 1842, pp. 74-81
Aston, Joseph
A Picture of Manchester
Printed by W. P. Aston, Manchester, 1826 (Third Edition)
Atwater, W. O.; Woods, Chas D.
The Chemical Composition of American Food Materials
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1896
Austin, S., Harwood, J. Pyne, G. & C., 
Lancashire Illustrated
Fisher, Fisher, Jackson, London, 1832
Baines, Edward, Jr.
History of the Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain
H. Fisher, London, 1835
https://archive.org/stream/historyofcottonm00bainrich#page/n9/mode/2up
Baines, Edward, Jr.
On the Woollen Manufacture of England: With Special Reference to the Leeds Clothing District
Quarterly Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Mar., 1859), 
pp. 1-34
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2338194  
Baker, Robert
On the State and Condition of the Town of Leeds in the West Riding of the County of York
In: Local Reports on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of England,
1842, pp. 348-409
Baker, Robert
Sanitary Map of the Town of Leeds, 1842
Report on the Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population of Great Britain,
Edwin Chadwick, 1842
https://digital.library.cornell.edu/catalog/ss:19343540
Baker, Robert (One of the Inspectors of Factories)
On the Industrial and Sanitary Economy of the Borough of Leeds, in 1858
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1858, pp. 427-443
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2338327
Banfield, Thomas C.
Industry of the Rhine: Manufactures, embracing a view of the social condition of the manufacturing population of that district
C. Cox, London, 1848
Barfoot, James Richard
The Progress of Cotton: a Series of Twelve Engravings
Darton, 1840
https://www.flickr.com/photos/manchesterarchiveplus/albums/72157629084961692
Baron Howard, Richard (Physician to the Ardwick and Ancoats Dispensary)
An Inquiry into the Morbid Effects of Deficiency of Food; chiefly with reference to their
occurrence amongst the destitute poor
Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., London, 1839
(based on experiences in the depression in Manchester in 1838-1839)
Batchelor, Thomas (Farmer)
Expense and Profit of Arable Land,
in: Board of Agriculture, General View of the Agriculture of the County of Bedford,
1808, p. 70 et seq.
Beddoe, John
On the Stature and Bulk of Man in the British Isles
Reprinted from Vol. III of the Memoirs of the Anthropological Society of London
Asher & Co., London, 1870
https://wellcomelibrary.org/item/b21445758
Billam, Francis T.
A Walk through Leeds, or Stranger’s Guide to everything worth Notice, …
J. H. Leach, Leeds, 1806
Bischoff, James
A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures: And the Natural and
Commercial History of Sheep, from the Earliest Records to the Present Period (2 vols.)
Smith, Elder and Co., London, 1842  
Board of Agriculture
General View of the Agriculture of … [a number of counties]
First series, published 1794
Second series, published 1799-1814
Board of Agriculture
Comparison of the Expenses of Arable Land in 1790 and 1804
Communications to the Board of Agriculture; on Subjects relative to the Husbandry and
Internal Improvement of the Country, 1806, Vol. V, Part II, pp. 17-121
Board of Agriculture (Arthur Young, Sir John Sinclair)
General Report on Enclosures
B. McMillan, London, 1808 
Board of Agriculture
Agricultural State of the Kingdom, in February, March, and April, 1816; being the Substance of the Replies to a Circular Letter sent by the Board of Agriculture, to every Part of the Kingdom
Sherwood, Nelly, and Grove, London, 1816
Board of Trade (ed. George R. Porter)
Tables of the Revenue, Population, Commerce, &c. of the United Kingdom, and its Dependencies, 1833
London, His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1834
Board of Trade
Report on Wholesale and Retail Prices in the United Kingdom in 1902, with Comparative Statistical Series for a Number of Years
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 6th August, 1903
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=osu.32435000683722;view=1up;seq=349
Booth, Charles
Occupations of the People of the United Kingdom, 1801-1881
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 49, No. 2 (June 1886), pp. 314-444
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2979155
Bowley, Arthur L.
Wages in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1900
https://archive.org/stream/wagesinunitedkin00bowl#page/n5/mode/2up
Brereton, Rev. C. D. (Rector of Little Massingham, Norfolk)
A Practical Enquiry into the Number, Means of Employment, and Wages of Agricultural Labourers
J. Hatchard and Son, Norwich, 1824

Brereton, Rev. C. D. (Rector of Little Massingham, Norfolk)
Observations on the Administration of the Poor Laws in Agricultural Districts
J. Hatchard and Son, Norwich, 1826
British Association for the Advancement of Science
Anthropometric Committee, Report
Annual Meeting, 1879, pp. 176-209
Biodiversity Heritage Library
British Association for the Advancement of Science
Anthropometric Committee, Final Report
1882-1883
https://galton.org/essays/1880-1889/galton-1883-rba-anthro-report-final.pdf
Brown, William
Early Days in a Dundee Mill
Extracts from the Diary of William Brown, an early Dundee spinner, edited by John Hume
(includes: Information regarding Flax Spinning at Leeds, 1821)
Dundee Abertay Historical Society, Publication Number 20 – 1980
https://abertay.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/early_days_in_a_dundee_mill.pdf
Buret, Eugène
De la Misère des Classes Laborieuses en Angleterre et en France (2 Tomes)
(On the Poverty of the Working Classes in England and in France)
Chez Paulin, Paris, 1840
Butterworth, Edwin
An Historical Account of the Towns of Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge, and Dukinfield
T. A. Phillips, Ashton, 1842
Butterworth, Edwin
Historical Sketches of Oldham
Published Oldham, 1856
Oldham Historical Research Group
http://www.pixnet.co.uk/Oldham-hrg/miscellany/butterworth-history-Oldham/pages/001.html
Caird, James
English Agriculture in 1850-51
Longman, Green, Brown, and Longmans, London, 1852
https://archive.org/details/englishagricult00cairgoog
Caird, James
On the Agricultural Statistics of the United Kingdom
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Jun., 1868), pp. 127-145
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2338858
On the Agricultural Statistics of the United Kingdom (Second Paper)
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Mar., 1869), pp. 61-77
http://www.jstor.org/stable/23388877
Cargill, William
Educational, Criminal, and Social Statistics of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 1, No.6 (Oct. 1838), pp. 355-361
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2337753
Carpenter, W.
Machinery, as it affects the Industrial Classes
The Farmer’s Magazine, Vol. 14, Jul. – Dec. 1846, pp. 536-554
Cave, Edward (“Sylvanus Urban”); and successors
The Gentleman’s Magazine, and Monthly Intelligencer
Volumes 50 (1780) to 118 (1815) 
Edward Cave, London
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/006056643
Chadwick, David (City Treasurer of Salford) 
On the Rate of Wages in Manchester and Salford, and the Manufacturing Districts of
Lancashire, 1839-59
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Volume 23, March 1860
https://archive.org/details/jstor-2338478
Chadwick, Edwin
Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population and on the Means of its Improvement
London, May 1842
https://www.niph.go.jp/toshokan/koten/Britain/PDF/100716710001.pdf
to:
https://www.niph.go.jp/toshokan/koten/Britain/PDF/100716710011.pdf
Chadwick, Edwin
On the best Mode of representing accurately by Statistical Returns, the Duration of Life, and the Pressure and Progress of the Causes of Mortality amongst different Classes of the Community, and amongst the Populations of different Districts and Countries
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. VII, 1844, pp. 1-39
Cheshire, Edward (Assistant-Secretary)
The Results of the Census of Great Britain in 1851, with a Description of the Machinery and Processes Employed to Obtain the Returns; also an Appendix of Tables of Reference
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Mar. 1854), pp. 45-72
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2338356
Children’s Employment Commission 
Second Report of the Commissioners, Trades and Manufactures
Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 13
William Clowes and Sons, Printed for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1843
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011641342
Children’s Employment Commission
Appendix to the Second Report of the Commissioners, Trades and Manufactures, Part I, Reports and Evidence from Sub-Commissioners
William Clowes and Sons, Printed for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1842
Children’s Employment Commission 
Appendix to the Second Report of the Commissioners, Trades and Manufactures, Part II,
Reports and Evidence from Sub-Commissioners, 1842
William Clowes and Sons, Printed for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1842
Cleland, John
Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the City of Glasgow and County of Lanark, for the
Government Census of M.DCCC.XXXI, with Population and Statistical Tables relative to England and Scotland
John Smith & Son, Glasgow, 1832
https://archive.org/stream/enumerationofinh00clel#page/n5/mode/2up
Cobbett, William
Rural Rides. In the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire,
Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Somersetshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk,
Norfolk, and Hertfordshire, with: Economical and Political Observations relative to
matters applicable to, and illustrated by, the State of those Counties respectively 
Published by William Cobbett, London, 1830 
Cobbett, William
Cobbett’s Political Register
Volume LXX, from July 3, to December 25, 1830
Printed and published by the Author, London, 1830
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/006064081
Cobbett, William
Too Hot
Cobbett’s Political Register, Volume 53, January 15, 1825, p. 156
Cobbett, William
Cottage Economy: containing Information relative to the brewing of Beer, making of Bread, keeping of Cows, Pigs, Bees, Ewes, Goats, Poultry, and Rabbits, …
Published by the Author, London, 1822
Commissioners for Enquiring into the Condition of the Poorer Classes in Ireland, Third Report
Report on the State of the Irish Poor in Great Britain
Selection of Reports and Papers of the House of Commons: Vol. 48, Irish Poor, 1834
His Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1836
Commissioners for Inquiring into the State of Large Towns and Populous Districts 
First and Second Reports, Appendix, Part I and Part II
William Clowes and Sons, 1845
Committee of the Manchester Statistical Society on the State of Education in the Borough
of Manchester in 1834
Report
James Ridgway and Son, Manchester, 1835
Conference of Ministers of all Denominations
Report of the … on the Corn Laws, held in Manchester, August 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th, 1841
Documentary Evidence
Published under the Auspices of the Committee,
J. Gadsby, Manchester, 1841
https://archive.org/stream/reportconferenc00repogoog#page/n4/mode/2up
Corry, John
The History of Macclesfield
J. Ferguson, London, 1817
Cowan, Robert
Vital Statistics of Glasgow, Illustrating the Sanatory Condition of the Population
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Oct., 1840), pp. 257-292
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2337739
Creighton, Charles
A History of Epidemics in Britain
Volume II: From the Extinction of the Plague to the Present Time
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1894
Cuddon, Ambrose (publisher)
A Representation of the Manufacture of Earthenware
London, 1827
Danson, J. T.
Statistical Observations relative to the Growth of the Human Body (Males) in Height and Weight, from Eighteen to Thirty Years of Age, as illustrated by the Records of the Borough Goal of Liverpool. 
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 25, 1862, pp. 20-26
Danson, J. T.; Welton, T. A.
On the Population of Lancashire and Cheshire, and its Local Distribution during the Fifty
Years 1801-1851 (Part Fourth, and Last)
In: Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume XII,
Session 1859-60,
Adam Holden, Liverpool, 1860, pp. 35-74
https://www.hslc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/12-3-Danson-and-Welton.pdf
Danton, J. T.
A Contribution towards an Investigation of the Changes which have taken place in the Condition of the People of the United Kingdom during the eight Years extending from
the Harvest of 1839 to the Harvest of 1847; and an Attempt to develop the Conexion
(if any,) between the Changes observed and the Variations occurring during the same Period in the Prices of the most necessary Items of Food.
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. XI No. 2, May 1848, pp. 101-140  
Davies, David (Rector of Barkham, Berks.)
The Case of Labourers in Husbandry: Stated and Considered, in Three Parts
R. Cruttwell, Bath, 1795
Demainbray, Rev. Stephen
The Poor Man’s Best Friend; or, Land to Cultivate for his Own Benefit: being the Results of
Twenty-Four Years’ Experience, in a Letter to the Marques of Salisbury
James Ridgway, London, 1831 
Dempsey, John
Dempsey’s People: A Folio of British Street Portraits, 1824-1844
Curated by John Hanson, National Portrait Gallery, Australia
https://www.portrait.gov.au/exhibitions/dempseys-people-2017
Denton, John Bailey
The Agricultural Labourer
Stanford, London, 1868
Dodd, George
The Food of London: The Food for a Community of Two Millions and a Half
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1856
Drummond, Henry (Preface)
On the Condition of the Agricultural Classes of Great Britain and Ireland, with extracts from the Parliamentary Reports and Evidence from 1833 to 1840, Volume II
John Murray, London, 1842
Eden, Sir Frederick Morton
The State of the Poor: Or, An History of the Labouring Classes in England from the
Conquest to the Present Period
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011 (originally published 1797), 3 vols. 
Edmonds, Richard
A Statistical Account of the Parish of Madron, containing the Borough of Penzance, in Cornwall
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol II, 1839, p. 198 
Edmonds, T. R.
On the Mortality of the People of England
The Lancet, Volume 24, Issue 614, June 06, 1835, pp. 310-316
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)97790-1
Ellis, William
The Country Housewife’s Family Companion
James Hodges, London, 1750
Encyclopaedia Britannica: or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature,
Enlarged and Improved
“Cotton Manufacture”
Supplement to the fourth, fifth and sixth Editions, Volume Third
Archibald Constable, Edinburgh, 1824
Engels, Friedrich
Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse in England
Otto Wigand, Leipzig, 1845
The Condition of the Working Class of England 1844
Reprint of the translation to English, 1885, authorized by Engels
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1885
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17306/17306-h/17306-h.htm
English Charity (Poor Houses in Kent)
The Quarterly Review, Vol. CVI, 1835
Article VIII, p. 473
Factories Inquiry Commission
Second Report of the Central Board of His Majesty’s Commissioners appointed to collect
Information in the Manufacturing Districts, as to the Employment of Children in Factories, and as to Propriety and Means of Curtailing the Hours of their Labour:
with Minutes of Evidence and Reports by the Medical Commissioners
(Reports from Commissioners, 1833. Six Volumes – Contents of the Fifth Volume)
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 15 July 1833
Factories Inquiry Commission
Supplementary Report of the Central Board of H. Maj. Commissioners Appointed to Collect
Information in the Manufacturing Districts, as to the Employment of Children in Factories, and as to the Propriety and Means of Curtailing the Hours of Their Labour, 
Part 1 and Part 2
Ordered to be Printed 25 March 1834
Farmer’s Magazine, The: A Periodical Work, exclusively devoted to Agriculture and Rural Affairs
Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh
Vol. 1 (1800) to Vol. 23 (1823)
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/007833353
Farr, Dr. William
Causes of the High Mortality in Town Districts
Fifth Annual Report of the Registrar-General on Births, Deaths, Marriages, 1841;
pp. 406-437
Farr, William
The Influence of Scarcities and of the High Prices of Wheat on the Mortality of the
People of England
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jun., 1846), pp. 158-174
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2337834
Farr, William
Vital Statistics: a Memorial Volume of Selections from the Reports and Writings of William Farr
Sanitary Institute of Great Britain, London, 1885
Faucher, Léon
Manchester in 1844: Its Present Condition and Future Prospects
Simpkin, Marshall, London, 1844
Faucher, Léon
Études sur l’Angleterre (Investigations about England)
Guillaumin, Paris, 1845, 2 vols.
Felkin, William
A History of the Machine-Wrought Hosiery and Lace Manufactures
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1867
https://archive.org/stream/historyofmachine00felkuoft#page/n7/mode/2up
Fielden, John
The curse of the factory system, or, A short account of the origin of factory cruelties, of the attempts to protect the children by law, of their present sufferings, our duty towards them,
the injustice of Mr. Thomson’s bill, the folly of the political economists, a warning against
sending the children of the South into the factories of the North 
Cobbett, London, 1836
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000041573936
Finch, John (the Younger, Merchant)
Statistics of Vauxhall Ward, Liverpool; showing the actual condition of more than
Five Thousand Families, Being the Result of an Inquiry recently instituted by the
Liverpool Anti-Monopoly Association
Joshua Walmesly, Liverpool, 1842                  
Friff, C. Bowles
Report on the Condition of the Working Classes in Bristol
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. II, 1839, pp. 368-375
Gavin, Hector, Dr.
Sanitary Wanderings, being Sketches and Illustrations of Bethnal Green
A Type of the Condition of the Metropolis and other Large Towns
John Churchill, London, 1848
Giffen, Robert
The Progress of the Working Classes in the last Half Century
Inaugural Address of the President of the Statistical Society, 1883-84
George Bell and Sons, London, 1884
Gilbert, James
Gilbert’s Summary of the Occupations of the People of England, Wales and Scotland,
from the Abstract of the Population Commissioners
James Gilbert, London, 1844
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008896221
Godolphin Osborne, Lord Sidney
A View of the Low Moral & Physical Condition of the Agricultural Labourer
T & W Boone, London, 1844 
Grey, Earl, unsigned letter to …
England in 1830: being a Letter to the (late) Earl Grey, laying before him the Condition
of the People, as described by themselves, in their Petitions to Parliament
Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London, 1847 (reprint of original of 1830) 
Guy, Dr. William Augustus
On the Health of Nightmen, Scavengers, and Dustmen
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. XI, 1848, p. 72 
“H”
Of the Quantity of Bread-corn required yearly to maintain the Inhabitants of Great Britain
The Farmer’s Magazine, Edinburgh, 1801, p. 132
Hansard
Special Commissions – Amnesty
House of Commons, 8 February 1831, Vol 2, cc 246-309
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1831/feb/08/special-commissions-amnesty
Hansard’s Parliamentary Debates
Distress of the Country
House of Commons, 1 July 1842, pp. 861-936
https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/commons/1842/jul/01/distress-of-the-country
House of Commons, 6 July 1842, pp. 1013-1085
https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/commons/1842/jul/06/distress-of-the-country-adjourned-debate
House of Commons, 8 July 1842, pp. 1171-1236
https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/commons/1842/jul/08/distress-of-the-country
Hasbach, W.
A History of the English Agricultural Labourer
P. S. King & Son, Westminster, 1908 (original edition in German, 1894)
https://archive.org/stream/historyofenglish00hasbrich#page/n7/mode/2up
Hatton, John
A Lecture on the Sanitary Condition of Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Delivered at the Request
of the Manchester and Salford Sanitary Association
Beresford & Galt, Manchester, 1854
https://archive.org/stream/b22337489#page/n1/mode/2up
Hawkins, Francis Bisset
Elements of Medical Statistics
Gulstonian Lectures
1829
Henry, Thomas
Observations on the Bills of Mortality for the Towns of Manchester and Salford
Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Volume 3, 1790
Hindmarsh, L.
On the State of Agriculture and Condition of the Agricultural Labourers of the Northern 
Division of Northumberland
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 1, No. 7 (Nov., 1838), pp. 397-414
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2337770
His Majesty’s Commissioners
Extracts from the Information received by … as to the Administration and Operation of the 
Poor Laws
See: Report from E. Chadwick, Esq., Assistant Commissioner, on London and Berkshire
His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1837
His Majesty’s Commissioners for Inquiring into the Administration and Practical Operation of the Poor Laws
Report
Rural Queries, session 1834, vols. xxix-xxxiv
Holland, G. Calvert
The Vital Statistics of Sheffield
Robert Tyes, London, 1843
Holyoake, George Jacob
Self-Help by the People: The History of the Rochdale Pioneers
Swan Sonnenschein & Co., London, first published 1893
(first twelve chapters printed in the Daily News in 1857)
House of Commons
Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act, passed in the Forty-first
Year of His Majesty King George III, intituled, “An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain, and the Increase or Diminution thereof”
Enumeration, Part I, England and Wales
Ordered to be printed, 21st December 1801
House of Commons
Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act, passed in the Forty-first Year of His Majesty King George III, intituled, “An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain, and the Increase or Diminution thereof”
Preliminary Observations
Enumeration Abstract
Parish-Register Abstract, 1811
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 2 July 1811
House of Commons
Abstract of the Answers and Returns, made pursuant to an Act, passed in the Eleventh
Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George IV, intutiled, “An Act for taking Account of
the Population of Great Britain, and of the Increase or Diminution thereof”
Preliminary Observations, 1811 and 1821
Enumeration Abstract, 1821
Parish-Register Abstract, 1821
Ordered to be printed, by the House of Commons, 10th July 1822  
House of Commons
Abstract of the Answers and Returns, made pursuant to an Act, passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George IV, intutiled, “An Act for taking Account of the Population of Great Britain, and of the Increase or Diminution thereof”
Volume 3, Parish Register Abstract, 1831
Ordered to be printed, by the House of Commons, 2 April 1833  
House of Commons
Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act, passed in the 43rd Year of His Majesty King George III, intituled “An Act for Procuring Returns relative to the Expence and Maintenance of the Poor in England”[1802-03]
Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, 10th July 1804
House of Commons
An Abstract of the Evidence lately taken in the ….. against the Orders in Council, being a Summary of the Facts there proved, respecting the Present State of the Commerce and
the Manufactures of the Country
J. M. McCreery, London, 1812
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=aeu.ark:/13960/t7fr0g619;view=1up;seq=6;size=75
House of Lords
An Account of the Cotton and Woollen Mills and Factories in the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland whereof Entry has been made at the Epiphany Sessions in Every Year from the Year 1803 to the Last Year ….
Appendix: Copies of Reports made by Visitors …. 
[Reports of the Visitors to the Mills, from 1803 to 1817, as appointed by the Act of 1802]
House of Lords
Reasons in Favour of Sir Robert Peel’s Bill for ameliorating the Condition of Children employed in Cotton Factories
W. Clowes, London, 1819 
Observations, &c., as to the Ages of Persons employed in the Cotton Mills, in Manchester,
with Extracts of Evidence against Sir Robert Peel’s Bill, taken before the Lord’s Committee
J. Gleave, Manchester, 1819 
Answers to Certain Objections made to Sir Robert Peel’s Bill, for ameliorating the
Condition of Children employed in Cotton Factories
Printed by R. and W. Dean, Manchester, 1819  
House of Lords
The Sessional Papers 1801–1833, Vol. 156 (1823)
Evidence on Silk Manufacturers Bill 
Printed by Order
House of Lords
Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee of the House of Lords appointed
to consider of Poor Laws
Ordered to be printed, 7th December 1830
House of Lords
Sessional Papers, in the Session 1840, Vol. XXXVII 
Reports from Commissioners, Subject of this Volume: Hand-Loom Weavers
Printed by Order, 1840 
House of Lords
Sessional Papers, in the Session 1845, Vol. XXIII
Report of the Commissioner appointed to enquire into the Condition of the Frame-Work Knitters
Printed by Order, 1845
Hunter, Julian, Dr.
Report of Dr. Julian Hunter on the Housing of the Poorer Parts of the Population in Towns,
particularly in regards to the Existence of Dangerous Degrees of Overcrowding and the
Use of Dwellings unfit for Human Habitation
Eighth Annual Report of the Medical Officer of the Privy Council, Dr. John Simon, 1865
Inspectors of Factories
Reports, for the Half-Year ending 31stOctober 1848
Appendix, Evidence of the Opinions of Persons employed in Factories respecting the
Ten-hours’ Act, collected in September, October, and November, 1848, by Mr. Horner
and the five Sub-Inspectors in his District
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1849
James, John
History of the Worsted Manufacture in England, from the earliest times
Longman, London, 1857
https://archive.org/stream/historyofworsted00jame#page/n5/mode/2up
Johns, William (Superintendent-Registrar)
Report upon the Working of the Registration and Marriage Acts, during the Two Years 1837-38 and 1838-39, in the Registration District of Manchester
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Volume 3, No. 2, 1840, p. 191
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2337734
Kay, James Phillips
The Moral and Physical Condition of the Working Classes employed in the Cotton
Manufacture of Manchester
James Ridgway, London, 1832
https://archive.org/stream/moralphysicalcon00kaysuoft#page/n3/mode/2up
Kaye, T. 
The Stranger in Liverpool; or, an Historical and Descriptive View of the Town of Liverpool
and its Environs
T. Kaye, Liverpool, Seventh Edition, 1823
Kennedy, John
Observations on the Rise and Progress of the Cotton Trade, in Great Britain, particularly
in Manchester and the adjoining counties
An Inquiry into the Effects produced upon Society by the Poor Laws
Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Volume III,
pp. 115-138 resp. pp. 430-445
George Wilson, London, 1819
Kennedy, John
Observations on the Influence of Machinery upon the Working Classes of the Community
Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Second Series, 
Volume V, pp. 25-35
Baldwin & Craddock, London, 1831
Knight, Charles
The Results of Machinery, namely, Cheap Production, and Increased Employment, ….
Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
London, 1831
Knight, Charles
Days at the Factories
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Vol. XI
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1842
Soap and candle making, p. 41
Gas, p. 81
Church clocks and bells, p. 121
Pianofortes, p. 169
Leather, p. 209
Copper and lead manufactures, p. 249
Distilling, p. 297
Manufacture of floor-cloth, p. 337
Book-binding, p. 377
Vinegar and British wine, p. 425
Rope and sail-cloth, p. 465
Blacking, p. 509
Knight, Charles
Days at the Factories
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Vol. XII
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1843
Needle-mills, p. 43
Porcelain-works, p. 73
Lace, p. 113
Silk, p. 161
Potteries, p. 201
Cotton, p. 241
Print-works, p. 289
Carpets, p. 329
Steam-boat, p. 377
Alum-works, p. 421
Woollen, p. 457
Flax, p. 501
Knight, Charles
Days at the Factories
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Vol. XIII
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1844
Yorkshire worsted factories, p. 33
Butterley iron-works, p. 73
Fitzalan steel and file works, Sheffield, p. 121
Sheffield cutlery works, p. 161
Felling chemical works, p. 201
Glass factory, p. 249
Barrowfield dye-works, Glasgow, p. 289
Tyne factories – white and red lead and shot, p. 337
Sopwith’s cabinet manufactory, p. 342
Potteries, p. 344
Stephenson’s locomotive factory, p. 377
The Walker oil-mill, p. 380
Starch factory, p. 383
Electro-plate factory, p. 417
Birmingham factories, p. 465, p. 501 
Knight, Charles
Relative Progress of the Population and of Industrial Wealth
The British Almanac, Volume 22, 1849, Companion to the Almanac, p. 79
Charles Knight, London, 1849
Knight, Charles
Passages of a Working Life during Half a Century
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, reprinted 2014, first publication 1873
Knott, Squire
The Oldham Panorama (photographs), 1876
Gallery Oldham
https://www.galleryoldham.org.uk
Kohl, Johann Georg
England, Wales and Scotland
Chapman and Hall, London, 1844
Le Play, Frédéric
Les Ouvriers Européens: Études sur les Travaux, la Vie Domestique et la Condition Morale
des Populations Ouvrières de l’Europe, …
Ouvriers de l’Angleterre, pp. 188-211
(The European Workers: Studies on the Work, the Family Life and the Moral Condition of the Worker Populations of Europe, …)
English Workers, pp. 188-211
L’Imprimerie Impériale, Paris, 1855
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k1057844n.texteImage
Levi, Leone
Wages and Earnings of the Working Classes; with some facts illustrative of their
economic condition, drawn from authentic and official sources
John Murray, London, 1867
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011631933
Lillie Craik, George; MacFarlane, Charles
The Pictorial History of England, Volume IV, 1688-1760
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1841
Chap. IV, History of the National Industry
Chap. VII, History of the Condition of the People
The Pictorial History of England, Volume V, 1760-1784
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1841
Chap. IV, History of the National Industry
Chap. VII, History of the Condition of the People
The Pictorial History of England, Volume VI, 1783-1792
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1842
Chap. IV, History of the National Industry
Chap. VII, History of the Condition of the People
The Pictorial History of England, Volume VII, 1792-1802
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1842
Chap. IV, History of the National Industry
Chap. VII, History of the Condition of the People
The Pictorial History of England, Volume VIII, 1802-1820
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1842
Chap. IV, History of the National Industry
Chap. VII, History of the Condition of the People
Logan, William (City Missionary)
An Exposure from Personal Observation of Female Prostitution in London, Leeds and Rochdale and especially in the City of Glasgow
G. Gallie and R. Fleckfield, Glasgow, 1843
“London Commissariat”
Quarterly Review, October 1854, Vol. 95, pp. 271-308  
Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill intituled “An Act to amend and extend
an Act made in the Forty-Second Year of his present Majesty, for the Preservation of the Health and Morals of Apprentices, and others, employed in Cotton and other Mills, and Cotton and other Factories”
Minutes of Evidence
House of Lords, The Sessional Papers, 1801-1833, Vol. 96 (1818)
Ordered to be Printed, 23d May 1818
Lords Committees, appointed to Enquire into the State and Condition of the Children employed in the Cotton Manufactories of the United Kingdom; and also to Enquire into
the Execution of the Laws now existing for their Protection, and to Report thereupon
Minutes of Evidence
Appendices
House of Lords, The Sessional Papers, 1801-1833, Vol. 110 (1819)
Ordered to be Printed, 8th March 1819
Love, Benjamin 
Manchester as it is
Love and Barton, London, 1839
Love, Benjamin
Hand-Book of Manchester
Love and Barton, London, 1842
(The 1842 edition reports on the very bad situation of the factory workers, worse than
in the edition of 1839, and which was due to the harsh recession of 1839-1842)
Malthus, Thomas Robert
An Investigation of the Cause of the present High Price of Provisions
J. Johnson, London, 1800
Manchester Statistical Society
Analysis of the Evidence taken before the Factory Commissioners, as far as it relates to
the Population of Manchester, and the Vicinity, engaged in the Cotton Trade
Read before the Statistical Society of Manchester, March, 1834
Bancks and Company, Manchester, 1834
Manchester Statistical Society
Analysis of the Report of an Agent employed by the Manchester Statistical Society in 1834
to visit the Dwellings and ascertain the Condition of the Working Population in Police
Division No. 2, and in the first Subdivision of Police Division No. 1, in the Town of Manchester
Report of the Fourth Meeting of British Association for the Advancement of Science, held at Edinburgh in 1834, p. 690
John Murray, London, 1835
“Mark Lane”
The Price of a Quartern Loaf
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 26, No. 4, (Dec. 1863), Miscellanea, pp. 451-459
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2338440
Marshall, John
Mortality of the Metropolis: A Statistical View of the Number of Persons Reported to Have Died
Truettel, Würtz, and Richter, London, 1832 
Mather, Ralph
An Impartial Representation of the Case of the Poor Cotton Spinners in Lancashire
G. Bigg, London, 1780
Mayhew, Henry
London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopædia of the Condition and Earnings of
Those That Will Work, Those That Cannot Work, and Those That Will Not Work 
Griffin, Bohn, and Company, London, 1851/1861
https://archive.org/stream/cu31924092592751
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https://archive.org/stream/cu31924092592785
https://archive.org/stream/cu31924092592793
Mayhew, Henry
The Morning Chronicle: Labour and the Poor, 1849-50
Letters I to LXIII
Victorian London Web
http://www.victorianlondon.org/mayhew/mayhew01.htm
to
http://www.victorianlondon.org/mayhew/mayhew63.htm
McCulloch, J. R.
A Dictionary Practical, Theoretical, and Historical of Commerce and Commercial Navigation
Article “Prices”, pp. 1138-1140
An Account of the Contract Prices of the following Articles of Provisions &c. at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, for the Years undermentioned
New Edition, Revised and Corrected, Longmans, Green, and Co., London 1880
Meidinger, Heinrich
Reisen durch Grossbritannien und Irland
(Travels through Great Britain and Ireland)
Heinrich Ludwig Brönner, Frankfurt am Main, 1829
Metropolitan Registrars
Metropolitan Registrars‘ Returns of the Sanatory Condition of their Districts
Fifth Annual Report of the Registar-General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1841,
pp. 473-601; map of Registrars‘ Districts, after p. 472; Mortality in the Sub-Districts,
pp. 470-472
Molesworth, Rev. W. N. (incumbent at Rochdale)
On the Extent and Results of Co-operative Trading Associations at Rochdale
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. XXIV, 1861, p. 507
Neison, F. G. P.
On a Method recently proposed for conducting Inquiries into the Comparative Sanatory Condition of various Districts, with Illustrations, derived from numerous Places in Great Britain at the Period of the last Census
Statistical Society of London, Vol. VII, 1844, pp. 40-68
Nemnich, Philipp Andreas
Beschreibung einer im Sommer 1799 von Hamburg nach und durch England geschehenen Reise 
(Description of a Journey from Hamburg to, and through, England, in the Summer of 1799)
J. G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung, Tübingen, 1800
Nemnich, Philipp Andreas
Neueste Reise durch England, Schottland und Ireland, hauptsächlich in Bezug auf Produkte,
Fabrike und Handlung
(A Recent Journey through England, Scotland and Ireland, especially referring to Products,
Factories, and Management)
J. G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung, Tübingen, 1807
Nicholson, John
The Operative Mechanic and British Machinist, being a Practical Display of the Manufactories and Mechanical Arts of the United Kingdom
Knight and Lacey, London, 1825
Nield, Wm. (Mayor of Manchester)
Comparative Statement of the Income and Expenditure of certain Families of the Working Classes in Manchester and Dukinfield, in the Years 1836 and 1841
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Volume 4, 1841, p. 320
Norton, Charles Eliot
The Poverty of England
North American Review, Vol. 109, No. 224 (July 1869), pp. 122-154
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Orange, James (Minister of the Gospel)
History and Antiquities of Nottingham, Books XIII and XIV
Hamilton, Adams, and Co., London, 1840
Ordnance Survey Maps, 1844-1847, six inches to the mile,
Lancashire series
National Library of Scotland
https://maps.nls.uk/os/6inch-england-and-wales/lancashire.html
Overseers of the Parish of Lindfield, Sussex
Sums paid to the Paupers of Lindfield, for the Year ending Lady-Day, 1831
Printed at the Schools of Industry, Lindfield, 1831
Parish Clerks of Liverpool
General Bills of Mortality, 1802-1826
Percival, Thomas
Observations on the State of Population in Manchester and other adjacent Places
Essays Medical, Philosophical and Experimental, Vol. II, Part III, pp. 1-67
J. Johnson, London, 1789
Phillips, Richard
The Book of English Trades: And Library of the Useful Arts: with Seventy Engravings
G. Sidney, London, 1818
Pigot and Co.
National Commercial Directory for 1828-9
J. Pigot & Co., London, 1829
Pigot and Slater
Commercial Directory of Manchester, 1841
Pigot and Slater, 1841
Pitt, William (not the Prime Minister!) 
Communications to the Board of Agriculture, on Subjects Relative to the Husbandry and Internal Improvement of the Country, Vol. V, Part I,
An Essay on the Production and Consumption of Corn in Great Britain; its Population at
different Periods; the Means of increasing Human Subsistence; and of preventing future Scarcities 
1806, Vol. V, Part I, Art. 1, p. 272 et seq.
Playfair, William
A Letter on our Agricultural Distresses, their Causes and Remedies; accompanied with 
Tables and Copper-Plate Charts, shewing and comparing The Prices of Wheat, Bread,
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William Sams, London, 1822 (third edition)
Poor Law Commissioners
Local Reports on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of England
Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by Command of her Majesty, July 1842
Poor Law Commissioners
Local Reports on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Scotland
Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by Command of her Majesty, July 1842
Poor Law Commissioners
Reports of Special Assistant Poor Law Commissioners on the Employment of Women and 
Children in Agriculture
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1843
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Porter, George Richardson
Wages and Prices
Companion to the Almanac, Charles Knight, London, 1834
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Porter, George Richardson
An Examination of some Facts obtained at the recent Enumeration of the Inhabitants of
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Quarterly Journal of the Statistical Society of London, February 1843, pp. 1-16
Porter, George Richardson
The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economic Relations, from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century to the Present Time
Sections I and II, Population and Production
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1836              https://archive.org/stream/progressnation03portgoog#page/n4/mode/2up
Porter, George Richardson
The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economic Relations, from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century to the Present Time
Sections III and IV, Interchange, and Revenue and Expenditure
Charles Knight & Co., London, 1838
https://archive.org/stream/progressnation01portgoog#page/n6/mode/2up
Porter, George Richardson
The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economic Relations, from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century
John Murray, London, 1851
https://archive.org/details/progressofnation00portuoft
Porter, George Richardson
On the self-imposed Taxation of the Working Classes in the United Kingdom
Read before the Statistical Section of the British Association, August 1850
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2338374
Porter, George Richardson
On the Accumulation of Capital by the Different Classes of Society
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 14, No. 3 (Sept. 1851), pp. 193-199
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Price, Richard
Observations on Reversionary Payments: …
Essay I, Observations on the Expectations of Lives; …
Essay IV, On the proper Method of constructing Tables for determining the Rate of
Human Mortality, …
T. Cadell, London, Fourth Edition, 1783
Purdy, Frederick (Principal of the Statistical Section, Poor Law Board, London)
On the Earnings of Agricultural Labourers in England and Wales, 1860
Journal of the Statistical Society, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Sep. 1861)
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Purdy, Frederick (Principal of the Statistical Section, Poor Law Board, London)
On the Earnings of Agricultural Labourers in Scotland and Ireland, 1860
Journal of the Statistical Society, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Dec. 1862)
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Radcliffe, William
Origin of the New System of Manufacture; commonly called “Power-Loom Weaving”, and 
the Purposes for which this System was invented and brought into Use, ….
James Lomax, Stockport, 1828
Rashleigh, William, M. P.
Stubborn Facts from the Factories, by a Manchester Operative, published and dedicated to the Working Classes
John Ollivier, London, 1844
Raynbird, Hugh
On Measure Work
Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Vol. 7, 1846, pp. 120-142
Raynbird, William; Raynbird, Hugh
On the Agriculture of Suffolk
Longman and Co., London, 1849
Registrar-General of Great Britain
Annual Report of the Registrar General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England, 
Volume 3, Occupation Abstract
W. Clowes and Sons, for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1841
http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/census/table/GB1841OCC_M[1]
Registrar-General of Great Britain
Annual Report of Births, Deaths, and Marriages; First (1837) to Twenty-Third (1860)
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office
Registrar-General of Great Britain
The Census of Great Britain in 1851; comprising an account of the numbers and distribution of the people, their ages, conjugal condition, occupations, and birthplace;
Occupations of the People,
Table XXXIII, Occupations of the People of Great Britain in 1851, arranged in Alphabetical Order, p. 125
Longman, Brown, Green and Longman’s, London, 1854
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044106490006;view=1up;seq=4
Registrar-General of Great Britain
Census of England and Wales for the Year 1861, Population Tables: Ages, Civil Condition,
Occupations and Birth-Places of the People
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office Census 1861 –
Summary Tables, Occupations of the People,
Table XVII, England and Wales, – Occupations of the People, arranged in alphabetical order,
pp. xxxi-xxxix
Rickman, John (Clerk of the House of Commons)
Abstract of the Answers and Returns, made pursuant to an Act, passed in the First Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George IV, intutiled “an Act for taking an Account of the 
Population of Great Britain, and the Increase and Decrease thereof”
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 2 July 1822
https://archive.org/stream/abstractofanswer00grea#page/n5/mode/2up
Roberton [sic], John
Observations on the Mortality and Physical Management of Children
Longman et al., London, 1827
Roberts, Charles
The Physical Requirements of Factory Children
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Dec. 1876), pp. 681-733
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Rowbottom, William (hand-loom weaver)
Chronology or Annals of Oldham, Diary 1787-1830
As serialised in the “Oldham Standard”, January 4th, 1887, to March 3rd, 1889,
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Published in Internet by the Oldham Historical Research Group
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Rundell, María Eliza
A New System of Practical Domestic Economy: Founded on Modern Discoveries, and the Private Communications of Persons of Experience
A New Edition, revised and enlarged, with Estimates of Household Expenses, adapted to Families of Every Description
(see p. 387 et seq.)
Henry Colburn, London, 1827
Sadler, Michael Thomas
Factory Statistics: The Official Tables appended to the Report of the Select Committee on 
the Ten Hour Factory Bill
J. Hatchard and Son, London, 1836
Scriven, Samuel
Report to Her Majesties Commissioners on the Employment of Children and Young Persons
in the District of the Staffordshire Potteries; and on the actual State, Condition, and Treatment of such Children and Young Persons
House of Commons, Children’s Employment Commission, 1841
Secretary of the Board of Trade
Returns of Wages, Published between 1830 and 1886
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1887
https://archive.org/stream/cu31924062345321#page/n107/mode/2up
Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America
Cotton: Cultivation, Manufacture and Foreign Trade of ….
Doc. No. 146, March 4, 1836
Pamphlets on Wool, Cotton, etc., 1836
Select Committee to whom the Several Petitions complaining of the Depressed
State of the Agriculture of the United Kingdom were referred
Minutes of Evidence taken before the …..
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 18 June 1821 
Select Committee on Labourers’ Wages
Report of the ….
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 4 June 1824
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008597317
Select Committee of the House of Commons appointed in the Session of 1837, to inquire into the Administration of the Relief of the Poor, under the Orders and Regulations issued
by the Commissioners appointed under the Provisions of the Poor Law Amendment Act 
The Parish and the Union: or, the Poor and the Poor Laws under the Old System and the New: being an Analysis of the Evidence contained in the Twenty-Two Reports
Charles Knight and Co., London, 1837
Select Committee on Agriculture: House of Commons
With the Minutes of Evidence Taken Before Them and an Appendix and Index: 
Ordered to be Printed 28 Aug. 1833
Select Committee on Artizans and Machinery
First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Reports
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 1824
Select Committee on Education in England and Wales
Report, together with Minutes of Evidence, Appendix, and Index
See: Evidence of Mr. Francis Place, p. 47 and pp. 67-90
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 3 August 1835
Select Committee on Hand-Loom Weavers’ Petitions: House of Commons
Report, with the Minutes of Evidence, and Index
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 4 August 1834
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100660422
Select Committee on Hand-Loom Weavers’ Petitions: House of Commons
Report, with the Minutes of Evidence, and Index
Reports from Committees, Hand-Loom Weavers, Session 19 February – 10 September 1835,
Vol. XIII
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 1 July 1835
Select Committees on Hand-Loom Weavers’ Petitions (1834-1835)
Analysis of the Evidence taken before …
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 10 August 1835
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008559600
Select Committee on Labourers’ Wages
Report
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 4 June 1824
Select Committee on Manufactures, Commerce, and Shipping
Report, with the Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix and Index
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 19 August 1833
Select Committee on National Monuments and Works of Art
Report, with the Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix
Reports from Committees, Volume 6
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 June 1841
Select Committee on Public Libraries
Report, together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 23 July 1849
Select Committee on the Silk Trade 
The Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix, and Index
Ordered, by the House of Commons to be Printed, 2 August 1832
Select Committee on that Part of the Poor Laws relating to the Employment or Relief of able-bodied Persons from the Poor Rate
Report
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 3 July 1828 
Select Committee of the House of Lords appointed to consider of the State of the Poor Laws (1830 & 1831)
Report, with Minutes of Evidence, Appendices, and Index
In: Selection of Reports and Papers of the House of Commons, Poor (1), Volume 39
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 2 September 1831
Select Committee of the House of Commons on the Poor Law Amendment Act
First to Eleventh Reports, with Minutes of Evidence
The Sessional Papers of the House of Lords, Session 1837, Vol. XXXII, Poor Law Amendment, Part I
Twelfth to Twenty-Second Reports, with Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix
The Sessional Papers of the House of Lords, Session 1837, Vol. XXXIII, Poor Law Amendment, Part II
Select Committee on the State of the Children employed in the Manufactories of the
United Kingdom, 25 April – 18 June 1816
Report of the Minutes of Evidence
Reports from Committees, Session 1 February – 2 July 1816, Volume III
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 28 May & 19 June 1816
Shaw, Charles
When I was a Child: Growing Up in the Potteries in the 1840’s
Originally published as anonymous articles in the Staffordshire Sentinel, 1893
Guidemark Publishing Ltd, London, 2013
www.thepotteries.org/focus/011.htm
Shaw, Simeon
History of the Staffordshire Potteries; and the Rise and Progress of the Manufacture of Pottery and Porcelain
First published, Hanley, 1829; Reissued, Scott, Greenwood & Co., London, 1900
Shuttleworth, John
Vital Statistics of the Spinners and Piecers employed in the Fine Spinning Mills of Manchester
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Oct. 1842), pp. 268-273
Slugg, J. T.
Reminiscences of Manchester Fifty Years Ago
J. E. Cornish, Manchester, 1881
Smith, Charles
Three Tracts on the Corn-trade and Corn-laws
Printed for the Author, London, 1758
Smith, Dr. Edward
On the Food of the Poorer Labouring Classes
In: Sixth Report of the Medical Officer of the Privy Council
House of Commons, 1864, Appendix 6, p. 219 et seq.
Smith, Dr. Edward
Dietaries for the Inmates of Workhouses: Report to the President of the Poor Law Board
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1866
Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes, London
The Labourers’ Friend: A Selection from the Publications of the Labourers’ Friend Society,
Showing the Utility and National Advantage of Allotting Land for Cottage Husbandry
Published for the Society, London, 1835
Statistical Committee appointed by the Anti-Corn Law Conference
Report
Charles Fox, London, 1842
Statistical Committee of the Town Council, Leeds
Report on the Condition of the Town of Leeds and of its Inhabitants, October 1839
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Jan. 1840, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 397-424
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2338052
Statistical Society of London
Report to the Statistical Society of London from a Committee of its Fellows appointed to 
make an Investigation into the State of the Poorer Classes in St. George’s in the East
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 11, No. 3 (Aug. 1848), pp. 193-249
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2337956
Steel. Samuel H.
A Report on the Sanitary Situation of the Town of Abergavenny, 1847, with Remedial Suggestions
Extract in: Mongenes, Monmouth Genealogy, Sanitation in Abergavenny in the 19th Century
http://mongenes.org.uk/Epidemics%20%26%20Sanitation/epidemicsandsani.html
Strang, John
The Sewing Machine in Glasgow, and its Effects on Production, Prices, and Wages
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. XXI, 1858, p. 464 
Symonds, Jelinger C. (One of the Assistant Commissioners on the Hand-Loom Inquiry)
Arts and Artisans at Home and Abroad: with Sketches of the Progress of Foreign Manufacturers
William Tait, Edinburgh, 1839
Thackrah, C. Turner
The Effects of Arts, Trades, and Professions, and of Civic States, and Habits of Living on Health and Longevity 
Longman, London, Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged, 1832
Timmins, Samuel (ed.)
The Resources, Products and Industrial History of Birmingham and the Midland Hardware District
A series of reports collected by the Local Industries Committee of the British Association at Birmingham, in 1865
Robert Hardwicke, London, 1866
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Timperley, Charles Henry
Annals of Manchester; biographical, historical, ecclesiastical, commercial, from the earliest period to the close of 1839
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Tooke, Thomas
Thoughts and Details on the High and Low Prices of the Last Thirty Years (Four Parts)
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Tooke, Thomas
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Longman, London, 1838
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Tooke, Thomas
A History of Prices and of the State of the Circulation in 1838 and 1839
Longman, London, 1840
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Tooke, Thomas
A History of Prices and of the State of the Circulation from 1839 to 1847
Longman, London, 1848
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Tooke, Thomas
A History of Prices and of the State of the Circulation during the Nine Years 1848-1856,(2 vols.)
Longman, London, 1857
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Toynbee, Arnold
Lectures on the Industrial Revolution of the 18th Century in England
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1894
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Tremenheere, Henry
Agricultural and Educational Statistics of Several Parishes in the County of Middlesex
Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Vol. 6, No. 2 (May, 1843), pp. 120-130
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Tufnell, E. Carleton
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Twelfth Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners, 1846, pp. 123-138
W. Clowes and Sons, London, 1846
Tulloch, Alexander Murray, Major-General Sir
On the Pay and Income of the British Soldier, as compared with the Rate of Agricultural Wages
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Charles Knight, London, 1835
Villermé, Louis René
Tableau de l’État Physique et Morale des Ouvriers employés dans les manufactures de
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John Murray, London, 1836
Wade, J.
History of the Middle and Working Classes
Effingham Wilson, London, 1833
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Wakley, Thomas, Dr.
The Poor-Law Amendment Act
The Lancet, Vol. 2, May 1, 1841
Walker, George
The Costume of Yorkshire, illustrated by a Series of Forty Engravings 
Longman, etc., London, 1814
The New York Public Library, Digital Collections
Watt, Alexander
The Vital Statistics of Glasgow for 1834 & 1844
David Robertson, Glasgow, 1846
Watts, John (Member of the Central Relief Committee)
The Facts of the Cotton Famine
Simpkin, Marshall, London, 1866
Webb, Sidney
Labour in the Longest Reign, 1837-1897
Issued under the Auspices of the Fabian Society
Grant Richards, London, 1897 
Webb, Sidney; Webb, Beatrice
The History of Trade Unionism
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1894
Wedgwood, Josiah
Catalogue of Cameos, Intaglios, Medals, Bas-Reliefs, Busts and Small Statues; …
Etruria, 1787 (sixth edition)
Weerth, Georg
Skizzen aus dem sozialen und politischen Leben der Briten, 1843-1848
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Wheeler, James
Manchester, its Political, Social and Commercial History, Ancient and Modern
London, Whittaker and Co., 1836
Whittaker, Treacher; Arnot, Ave-Maria-Lane
A Plain Statement of the Case of the Labourer, for the consideration of the Yeomen and Gentlemen of the Southern Districts of England
London, 1831, Second Edition 
Wilson Fox, A.
Agricultural Wages in England and Wales during the last Fifty Years
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Evils of the Factory System, demonstrated by Parliamentary Evidence
Saunders and Otley, London, 1837
Woollcombe, Gulielmus
Remarks on the Frequency and Fatality of Different Diseases
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Young, Arthur
A Six Weeks Tour through the Southern Counties of England and Wales
Strahan, Nicoll, London, Second Edition, 1769
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Young, Arthur
A Six Months Tour through the North of England
Strahan, Nicoll, London, Second Edition, 4 vols., 1771
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Young, Arthur
The Farmer’s Tour through the East of England
Strahan, Nicoll, London, Second Edition, 4 vols., 1771
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Young, Arthur
The Farmer’s Letter to the People of England: containing the Sentiments of a practical
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W. Strahan, London, 1771 (third edition, corrected and enlarged, two volumes)
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Young, Arthur  
An Inquiry into the Propriety of applying Wastes to the better Maintenance and Support of the Poor; With Instances of the great Effects which have attended their Acquisition of Property, in keeping them from the Parish even in the present Scarcity.
Being the Substance of some Notes taken by the Editor in a Tour in the Year 1800. 
J. Rackham, Bury, 1801
Young, Arthur
An Enquiry into the Progressive Value of Money in England
B. McMillan, London, 1812
Young, Arthur
Annals of Agriculture, and other Useful Arts, Vol. 1 to Vol. 45, 1784-1808
Printed for the Editor, London
https://catalog.hathitrust.org

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