Anecdotes of the Deaf Probable Numbers Of The Deaf & Dumb
There is an increasing desire on the part of the various Gove...
A Will Made By Pantomime
The Supreme Court of Maine recently, after a six days trial, ...
Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Sir Walter Scott in his novel "Peveril of the Peak," uses the...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, ...
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the num...
Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, fro...
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Wilhelmi tried to ascertain by means of his statistics in wha...
Uneducated Deaf Mute's Ignorance Of God
Vauncey Thompson wrote after having been under instruction...
A Young Genius
(From the Journal of the Society of Arts, May 1, 1874.)
A Deaf And Dumb Sexton Robbed
George E. Fischer, the deaf and dumb sexton of the St. Mary's...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word ...
Deaf And Dumb Clergymen
In America there are four deaf and dumb clergymen working in ...
William De Courcy
This boy was educated at a Deaf and Dumb School. He was fond ...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, an...
The Little Deaf And Dumb Preacher
In a small town in Germany lived a locksmith and his wife,...
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...
His Right Name
In a letter received by the head master at the Deaf and Dumb ...
A Deaf & Dumb Boy's Remarkable Dream
William Brennen, aged about fourteen and a-half years, hav...
Causes Of Deaf-mutism
The intermarriage of blood-relations is doubtless one cause. ...
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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