Age of Industrialisation (C10)

Describe the life of workers during the nineteenth century in England.

Answer

Life of Workers:

  1. The abundance of labour in the market affected the lives of workers.

  2. As the news of possible jobs travelled to the countryside, hundreds tramped to the cities.

  3. The actual possibility of getting job depends on existing network of friendship & kinship.

  4. Many job seekers had to wait weeks spending nights under bridges or in night Shelters.