Anecdotes of the Deaf His Right Name
In a letter received by the head master at the Deaf and Dumb ...
Julia Brace, a deaf, dumb, and blind woman, who died in Augus...
A poor old deaf man resided in Fife; he was visited by his mi...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
A Deaf Mute's Beautiful Answer
The Rev. R. Stewart says: "I knew of a gentleman who went to ...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word ...
In St. Modwen's Churchyard at Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshir...
A Deaf & Dumb Boy's Remarkable Dream
William Brennen, aged about fourteen and a-half years, hav...
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Two deaf and dumb scholars of the late Abbe Siccard were aske...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, ...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
There has just been placed outside St. Saviour's Church, for ...
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the num...
A Clever Gymnast
Walter Stevens, a member of the British Mission to the Deaf a...
A Deaf And Dumb Councillor
Kapotrine Moller, a Russian Councillor of State, son of Gener...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the villag...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
The inhabitants of Mansfield had some most enjoyable meetings...
Deaf Dumb Blind And Lame
David Simons, of Boston, is deaf and dumb; he is also blind; ...
Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and Dumb are
taken from the last Government Census of 1883:--
315 domestic servants, 12 teachers of the deaf and dumb, 74 charwomen,
158 washing and bathing service, 22 bookbinders, 21 cloth manufacturers,
146 manufacturers of silk and cotton goods, 62 making lace, carpets or
trimmings, 580 milliners and dressmakers, 75 tailoresses, 28 straw hat
and bonnet makers, 99 seamstresses, 12 glove makers, 19 baby shoe
makers, 6 brush makers, 15 paper bag makers, 9 workers of porcelain,
24 artists (painters), 24 artists (engravers), 5 sculptors, 18 indoor
domestic servants, 37 gardeners, 28 commercial clerks, 28 messengers, 47
engaged in harbour and dock service, 37 farming on own account, 3 farm
bailiffs, 463 agricultural labourers, 15 nurserymen, 13 grooms, 2
veterinary surgeons, 2 gamekeepers, 40 bookbinders, 55 printers, 26
lithographic printers, 26 engine fitters and machinists, 11 watch and
clock makers, 41 bricklayers, 137 carpenters and joiners, 61 masons, 99
painters and paperhangers, 75 cabinet makers, 21 French polishers, 22
wood carvers, 12 carvers and gilders, 12 coach-makers, 15 wheelwrights,
43 saddlers, 42 shipwrights and carpenters ashore, 5 innkeepers,
1 maltster, 5 brewers, 17 butchers, 19 bakers, 4 confectioners, 44
worsted stuff and cloth makers, 344 tailors, 507 shoemakers, 23 pattern
makers, 10 hair dressers, 10 brush makers, 29 basket makers, 18 wood
turners, 23 coopers, 71 coal miners, 22 brickmakers, 22 workers of
porcelain, 29 glass makers, 11 jewellers, 55 blacksmiths, 65 iron and
steel manufacturers, 14 tin plate workers, 360 general labourers, 11
engine drivers, stokers, &c., &c.
There are in Great Britain and Ireland about 20,000 deaf mutes.
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