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:--



FEMALES:--



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,

&c., &c.



MALES:--



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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