petition of the journeymen broad silk weavers of Spitalfields, and its vicinity

for a "wages protection bill"

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No. 7 in The Spitalfields acts: seven pamphlets, 1818-1828, a collection of facsimile reprints.

Other titlesSpitalfields acts.
Statement(London, 1828.
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Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL19416906M

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Journeymen Broad Silk Weavers (Spitalfields, London, England) | Wages -- England -- London -- Silk industry. Also Titled: Petition of the Journeymen Broad Silk Weavers of Spitalfields, and its vicinity, for a wages protection bill. Get this from a library.

Report adopted at a general meeting of the Journeymen Broad Silk Weavers the 20th of February, for a wages protection bill : to which is appended, the Petition. [Journeymen Broad Silk Weavers (Spitalfields, London, England)].

SPITALFIELDS SILK MANUFACTURE ACTS—PETITION FOR THE REPEAL THEREOF. HC Deb 09 May vol 9 cc § Mr. Wilson. presented a petition from the Silk-manufacturers of London and Westminster against the statutes of the 13th, 32nd, and 51st of the late king, usually styled the Spitalfields' Acts, which empower the magistrates to fix the wages of.

It stated, that the journeymen weavers had derived great benefit from the effects of the existing laws, of which he thought they were competent judges, and which they said did not repress industry in any shape.

It stated, that the poor-rates in the neighbourhood from which this petition came amounted only to 3 s. in the pound; and it asserted, that the repeal of the present acts would increase them. If the right. The Act of included those weavers who worked upon silk mixed with other materials, and that of extended the provisions to female weavers.

The 'Spitalfields Acts' continued in force until ; and their effect can only be described as disastrous. They were passed to get rid of an evil, but they originated an evil of a different kind. 8 Resolutions of the Meeting of Journeymen Broad Silk Weavers at Spitalfields, Ap ; in Home Office Papers, 40 23, See, for this period, Cunningham's Growth of English Industry and Commerce in Modern Times,pp.

; and also The Skilled Labourer, by J. and B. Hammond,published too late for us to make use of. It is owing to this preference of foreign thrown silk that, in the face of a high protecting duty, it has always met with a certain although limited demand from the English silk-weavers.” Spitalfields had a small-scale silk-weaving industry from the fifteenth century, based on early settlements of foreigners outside the City walls, which.

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In a copy of a petition to the Lords of Trade and Plantations, and now in the City Chamber, it is stated, that the trade of the strangers is weaving all sorts of silk, and silk mixed with wool; that in they had looms at work in this city, employing above people, but shortly afterwards their looms were reduced to by the importation of East India silks and calicos; that in there were only.

The first Spitalfields Act ofwhich regulated the wages of journeyman weavers, brought a measure of stability, but in the long term trade was depressed. After a last boom in the early C19, reflected by a surge in house building within Bethnal Green, the area’s silk.

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Treasury Solicitors Papers, 'Re: prosecutions of the Spitalfields weavers re attacks on Spitalfields silk manufacturers', TS11/ ; Westminster Abbey Muniment Room, '13 May ', Ms. Westminster Archives Centre (WAC) St James Westminster, 'Vestry minutes', D, ; St Margaret Westminster, 'Orders of vestry', E,   The first Spitalfields Act ofwhich regulated the wages of journeyman weavers, brought a measure of stability, but in the long term trade was depressed.

After a last boom in the early C19, reflected by a surge in house building within Bethnal Green, the area’s silk industry was in. The London Working Men's Association was the last of a series of similar organisations, extending as far back asand including the First London Co-operative Trading Association, the British Association for Promoting Co-operative Knowledge, and the National Union of the Working Classes and Others, which covered the period from to This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The houses in general are meanly built of brick, and consist of large ranges of dwellings, inhabited chiefly by journeymen silk-weavers, who work at home for the master-weavers in Spitalfields; but considerable improvements have been made, and some handsome ranges have been erected on the line of the Hackney-road, in the district of St.

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Larcher [first published ] The petition of the journeymen broad silk weavers of Spitalfields, and its vicinity for a. The weaving of the silk so twisted and spun is carried on in Paisley and elsewhere in Scotland, and in Spitalfields, London, but also in Manchester and elsewhere.

Nor is the gigantic advance achieved in English manufacture since restricted to the production of clothing materials. valued import was sherbaffee, fine raw silk from Persia.9 Raw silk from Italy cost between 13s. and 26s. a pound (inclusive of duty) until Victor Amadeus II inand his successor inpro-hibited its exportation from Lombardy Piedmontese thrown 6 Report of the House of Commons Committee to whom the Petition of the Royal.

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Allende's plans were less radical than their own and the workers found themselves on a collision course. The Silk Weavers to Appeal.(2) J Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from JPage 3 Buy Reprints.

View on timesmachine. The journeymen had for some years, under the guise of their benefit societies, combined with the object of compelling the masters to raise wages, and on one occasion several thousand journeymen assembled in Spitalfields, "and in riotous manner broke open the house of one of their masters, destoyed his looms, and cut a great quantity of silk to.

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During a labor conflict injourneymen house carpenters in New York City attempted to distinguish themselves from their country counterparts by attacking the craft skills of artisans from rural areas. 1 Responding to an appeal by their employers for out-of-state scab workers, the journeymen carpenters questioned the abilities of those "country.

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The Golden Falcon: Chapter XVIII/12 - Silk: About this time also the Duke of Savoy, instigated by the French King to extirpate the Protestants of Piedmont, slew many thousands of those innocent people so that there seem'd to be an universal designe to destroy.

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MoEML now includes an encyclopedia of early modern London people and places, a library of mayoral shows and other texts rich in London toponyms, and a forthcoming versioned edition of. The Spitalfields weavers afford us another case in point.

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