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Report from the Select Committee on Payment of Wages (Hosiery) Bill
London. House of Commons. 1854. xii + 452pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC382. Investigation of practices in the payment of wages in Coal mining, iron trades. Much on truck system, evils of wages being paid in beer houses. The evidence contains valuable information on many topics incidental to the main inquyiry - strikes, rates of profit in industry and the role of magistrates in enforcing wages legislation. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 128658
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Keywords: Labour Wages Apprenticeship Truck System Coal Mining Ebbw Vale South Staffordshire Colebrook Vale Butties Industry
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). For the Year 1893
London, Houses of Parliament. 1894. 19pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C7339. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 165549
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report from the Select Committee on Standing Orders. Sheffield, Chesterfield and Staffordshire Railway Bill.
London, House of Commons. 1864. 4pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 140. Ordered to be printed 18 March 1864. A very clean copy. Together with HC 233, MINUTES of EVIDENCE on which the SPECIAL REPORT of the 14th March last is founded, being the MINUTES of EVIDENCE of the MIDLAND RAILWAY (CHESTERFIELD to SHEFFIELD) BILL, of the 11th March and 14th March of this Session, 12pp.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 172883
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Select Committee Report Sheffield Chesterfield & Staffordshire Railway Bill Promotors of Undertakers Security Securities Stock Lent for Deposit
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Report from the Select Committee of the House of Lords on Water Companies (Regulation of Powers) Bill (H.L. ); Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, and Minutes of Evidence.
London, HMSO. 1885. xii + 171pp. folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 197. A very clean copy. Committee members included Lord Bramwell, and Lord Elgin and took petitions from many nationwide Waterwork companies including the Staffordshire Potteries Waterworks Company, City of Norwich, the Bristol Waterworks Company, etc..
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 172527
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper, Select Committee Report, Water Companies Regulation Powers Bill, Norwich Waterworks Company, Lowestoft Water, Gas Market Staffordshire Potteries Bristol Camborne Company
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Report on the Draft Regulations for the Manufacture and Decoration of Pottery
London, Houses of Parliament. 1913. 17pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cd6568. A cean copy.Neat library mark on cover. Improvements to working conditions.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 126899
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Keywords: Nnn Pottery Potteries Health Staffordshire Lead Poisoning Stoke on Trent Ceramics
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). . . For the Year 1897
London, Houses of Parliament. 1898. 27pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C8819 The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147766
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of an Inspecting-Officer of the Railway Department to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade Upon an Accident with Occurred on the South Staffordshire Railway on the 23d December, 1854
London, Houses of Parliament. 1855. 18pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. Accident in vicinity of Walsall. Fireman killed in collision between goods trains. Report reveals workers excessive hours, use of workers who had no previous knowlege of the route, and excessive use of steam engines (Used continously for a 23 hour period). The report states "the accident was produced by a total disregard of all signals, and tby the most furious driving". A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 149826
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Keywords: Railways Accident Walsall
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Report of Assistant Commissioner George Coode, on the State of Popular Education in the Specimen Manufacturing Districts in the Poor Law Unions of Dudley, Wolstanton, Newcastle-Under-Lyne, and Stoke-Upon-Trent, in the Counties of Warwick and Stafford
London, Houses of Parliament. 1861. 72pp. 8vo. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Extract from Education Commission, Reports of the assistant commissioners appointed to inquire into the state of popular education in England. Title page in facsimile. A clean copy. Fascinating insight into education establishments in 1861.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 139600
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Keywords: Education Dudley Wolstanton Newcastle Under Lyne Stoke Upon Trent Warwickshire Staffordshire
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Report of W Beattie Scott. . . . for the South Staffordshire District (No 11) for the Year 1890
London, Houses of Parliament. 1891. 24pp. Folio.Blue paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. C6346-X. The report covers mines & quarries. Accidents. Miners killed in accidents named. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 165455
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Staffordshire District (No 11). For the Year 1888
London, Houses of Parliament. 1889. 22pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C5779-X. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 165551
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Staffordshire District (No 11). For the Year 1889
London, Houses of Parliament. 1890. 23pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C6015-X. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147759
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). For the Year 1891
London, Houses of Parliament. 1892. 26pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C6625-II. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy. Pages browned.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 165550
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). . . For the Year 1894
London, Houses of Parliament. 1895. 20pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C7667. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147763
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). . . For the Year 1895
London, Houses of Parliament. 1896. 22pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C8074. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147764
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of the Commissioners Appointed Under the Provisions of the Act 5 & 6 Vict. C 99, to Inquire Into the Operation of That Act and Into the State of the Population in the Mining Districts, 1859
London, Houses of Parliament. 1859. 63pp.Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper A clean copy. Reports on Colliers houses, strikes in Yorkshire & Lancashire, Trade schools.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 179051
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Keywords: Kkk Mines Coal Mining South Staffordshire Strikes Industrial Relations Northumberland Durham
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). . . For the Year 1892
London, Houses of Parliament. 1893. 19pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C6986. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147761
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Truck System
London, Houses of Parliament. 1871. British Parliamentary Papers. Blue paper wrappers. Vol I REPORT, SCHEDULES, AND SUPPLEMENT. C326. cv + 169pp. together with Vol II. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. C327. 914pp. Very fine copies. The report reveals the extent of the truck system in a number of trades including Iron, Coal, Nail making, hoisery. watchmaking, lead mining, railways. Special reports cover Welsh mines, Scottish industries (Including Shetland which in the following year was the subject of a very detailed investigation as a result of evidence presented in these reports). The Truck system involved the payment of wages by other means than cash and was widely seen as a way of exploiting and underpaying the work force.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 169416
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Keywords: Yyy Truck System Coal Mining Shetland Wales South Staffordshire Sociology Employment Welfare Industry Industrial
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Report of the Commissioners Appointed Under the Provisions of the Act 5 & 6 Vict. C 99, to Inquire Into the Operation of That Act and Into the State of the Population in the Mining Districts
London, Houses of Parliament. 1844. 68 + vpp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper Library mark on cover, otherwise a very clean copy. Reports from Scottish & Staffordshire coalfields. Reports from inspectors cover implementation of reforms including prohibiting female mineworkers, improvements in safety & payment in public houses.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 122757
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Keywords: Mines Coal Mining Lothian Lanarkshire Stirlingshire Clackmannanshire Fifeshire Staffordshire North South
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Report on Petition of Eliza Price, and Correspondence Thereon.
London, Houses of Parliament. 1845. 8pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. A provincial Black County magisterial case that led to a Parliamentary enquiry. Report and Letter re: alleged ill-treatment by two parish constables under orders from magistrates towards a pregnant women. Much local history .. A clean copy.
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Kingswinford Local Hisitory Interest Staffs Staffordshire Cross Inn, Kingswinford Brierley Hill Eliza Price Family History Interest Genealogy Assault Case Abusive Behaviour Joseph Newey, Common Informer Black County Hist
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Report on the Explosion Which Occurred at the Whitfield Colliery on the 7th February 1881
London, Houses of Parliament. 1881. 79pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. C2965. 24 killed in explosion. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 136520
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Keywords: Nnn Explosion Disaster Colliery Mining Coal Whitfield Hanley Staffordshire Chatterley
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Report of the Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute at Keele in 1963. Over 10 main articles concerned with Staffordshire & Cheshire, the buildings, the history of the surrounding area, including the churches, etc.
Archaeological Journal of the Royal Archaeological Institute, Vol.120 for 1963, published 1964. 1963. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Quarto, 48 pages, 17 figures including fold outs and 5 pages of plates. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal;
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Keywords: BZDB395 History English History Local Staffordshire Architecture Cheshire Architecture Archaeological Journal; Report of the Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute at Keele in 1963 Over 10 main articles concerned with Staffordshire Cheshi
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). . . For the Year 1898
London, Houses of Parliament. 1899. 28pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C9264-I The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147767
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Report of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). . . For the Year 1896
London, Houses of Parliament. 1897. 23pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. C8450. The report covers coal & metalliferous mines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147765
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Reports of W Beattie Scott, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the South Stafford District (No 11). For the Year 1900
London, Houses of Parliament. 1901. 30pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cd 536- The report covers coal & metalliferousmines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 165537
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines South Staffordshire Stafford Worcester
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Reports of W N Atkinson, H.M. Inspector of Mines for the North Staffordshire District (No 10). For the Year 1899
London, Houses of Parliament. 1900. 50pp. Folio. Blue paper wrappers . British Parliamentary Paper. Cd 134-IV. The report covers coal & metalliferousmines & quarries. Accidents. Outputs. prosecutions of owners, abandoned mines . Miners killed in accidents named. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 175489
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Keywords: Mining Coal Quarries Metalliferous Mines Stafford
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