The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
A scriptural name, which has been translated as obtained by entreaty, or asked for
Mary Ann Saul, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
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