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Similar Items. Exposition of the factory system Mr. Oastler versus the Leeds Mercury. Published: () Reply to R. Oastler Published: () ; An appeal to the public, by the factory masters, in Cragg Valley against the misrepresentations and lies of the Rev. T. Crowther, R. Oastler, and G. Crabtree. Illustrations and text about The Richard Oastler. The text reads: This J D Wetherspoon pub is named in memory of the campaigning reformer Richard Oastler, who lived for some twenty years at nearby Fixby Hall. His campaign began in , with a letter on Yorkshire Slavery, which caused an outcry when it was published in the Leeds Mercury.
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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. Richard Oastler – the Factory King Richard Oastler was born in Leeds on 20 December and is remembered as a campaigner against slavery and the maltreatment of children in mills and factories.
He was inspired to take up the cause of child labour following a visit to John Wood’s worsted mill near Bradford in Richard Oastler was educated at Fulneck School. He became a commission agent, and by sheer hard work, accumulated considerable wealth.
On 16 OctoberOastler married Mary Tatham. She died at Headingley (Leeds) on 12 Juneand was buried at Kirkstall. Oastler’s two children by her, Sarah and Robert, both died in infancy.
richard oastler: the factory king By yorkshire reporter on 03/08/ 1 Comment He became known as the ‘factory king’ due to his tireless work campaigning for children’s rights and wrote an angry and passionate letter to the Leeds Mercury newspaper.
Richard Oastler: The Factory King () by Arthur Greenwood. The following is the OCR text of a book and will likely contain conversion errors. This page is designed to be Leeds. book by search engines. Click on a page number to view the book in your web browser.
New Poor Law: A Speech by Richard Oastler () The following has been transcribed from the Richard Oastler pamphlet digitised by Google Books (which is available on ).
The pamphlet was originally published in by Joshua Hobson of Leeds. Richard Oastler's opposition to the Poor Law Amendment Act. Richard Oastler was born inthe son of a Leeds clothier.
He became the land steward for an estate at Fixby near Huddersfield in the West Riding of Yorkshire and was a leading campaigner in the Ten Hours movement for the reduction of working hours in factories.
Oastler was a paternalistic Evangelical and a Tory radical. John A. Hargreaves and E. 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-foot stone obelisk.
Richard Oastler (; factory reformer). Richard Oastler was outraged. Born into a Wesleyan Methodist family and educated by Moravians, he was a man of conscience who believed words should be matched with deeds.
That is why he took up his pen to write a letter. The letter, blasting "Yorkshire Slavery" was published on this day, Septem in the Leeds Mercury. Richard Oastler 'The Factory King' was born in St Peter's Square.
His letter to the Leeds Mercury about 'Yorkshire Slavery' began the campaign to reduce the working day of factory children to ten hours. The Ten Hours Act of owed much to his persuasive writing and compelling oratory.
- Slavery in Yorkshire: Richard Oastler and the campaign against child labour in the Industrial Revolution - John A. Hargreaves and E. Hilary Haigh, (eds.) (University of Huddersfield), pp., rrp £24 paper, ISBN The book is also available at £20 here In Kirkheaton churchyard near Huddersfield there is a fifteen-foot stone obelisk topped by a flame.
Author: Pat Hall,Jane Newton Henry; Publisher: Arcadia Publishing ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Although Leeds State Bank opened inthe small city's history as the primary population center of the Cahaba Valley started bywhen European woodsmen came through Tennessee to live along the Cahaba Trail with the Cherokee Indians.
Richard Oastler of Leeds was the son of Wesleyan Methodists. He was educated in a Moravian boarding school. After several failures with his early plans, he became an estate manager. A mill owner named John Wood approached him and said that from reading the Bible he had come under conviction regarding his use of child labor.
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.
Robert Oastler originally was a linen merchant in Thirsk; he then moved to Leeds and became steward of the Fixby estates in. Slavery in Yorkshire: Richard Oastler and the campaign against child labour in the Industrial Revolution is published by the University of Huddersfield Press – Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH.
Oastler, Richard (–), factory reformer, was born on 20 December in St Peter's Square, Leeds, the eighth and last child of Robert Oastler (–), a local linen merchant, and his wife, Sarah Scurr (d. ).Of his mother's family little is known save that they were devout and respected middle-class folk who had been established in Leeds for many years.
Leeds-born businessman Richard Oastler was a leading figure in the 19th century campaign to end child slavery in the factories and mills of Yorkshire. The University of Huddersfield Archives, West Yorkshire Archives, Huddersfield Local History Library and Kirklees Museums and Galleries hold significant sources relating to the Huddersfield.
Oastler, Richard. A letter on the horrors of white slavery [electronic resource] / by Richard Oastler, taken from the Leeds Mercury of October 16th, ; also a copy of verses written twelve years ago, on the same subject Sold by J.
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