Anecdotes of the Deaf In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Ins...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
Deaf Dumb And Blind
An examination of students who were deaf, dumb, and blind too...
One of the best educated and most distinguished deaf mutes wa...
A Will Made By Pantomime
The Supreme Court of Maine recently, after a six days trial, ...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Brother
Brownlow Harrison, a bright little boy who had spent a few ye...
The Earl Of Shaftesbury
At a meeting in aid of the deaf and dumb held in Dundee, at w...
The Countess Of Orkney
The following curious anecdote is related of Mary, Countes...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Two deaf and dumb scholars of the late Abbe Siccard were aske...
Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Mother
Zachariah was a deaf and dumb boy, thirteen years of age, who...
The Age Of Deaf Mutes
The question is frequently asked, "Is there a greater mortali...
A poor deaf and dumb man, who might be said to be entirely...
An Interview With Laura Bridgman
We presume most of our readers will have read of Laura Bri...
Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Sir Walter Scott in his novel "Peveril of the Peak," uses the...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
There has just been placed outside St. Saviour's Church, for ...
Cleansing From Sin
Matthew Jones, a poor deaf and dumb boy, once wrote the meani...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
A Brave Defender
After reaching our encampment (at Jenin in Palestine) our dra...
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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