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1. Working Conditions Victorian Farm Britain Sources: - Farming was an integral part of life in the Victorian times of Britain - In 1837, more than half the population of Great Britain worked in the countryside - Each village had a hierarchy with the squire being the local landowner
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The tenant farmer was socially somewhere between a labourer and a landowner; they rented land from the squire/landowner At the lower end of the socioeconomic ladder were the farm labourers - Farm labourers’ accommodations depended entirely on whom they were employed by Some wealthy squires/landowners built decent cottages for their workers Other squires/landowners didn’t care how poor and dirty their workers’ accommodations were - Living conditions for Victorian farm workers were often cramped and basic: Farm labourers’ cottages were often cramped and cold with leaking roofs and broken windows Their diet was typically very poor Clothing was usually handed down from father to son They relied on their own small vegetable garden(s) for growing vegetables and keeping a pig in order to feed the family They made their own ale, cider, and fruit wines from fruit such as elderberries The corn gleanings collected after harvest would enable them to make flour and bread - Child Labour & Working Conditions on Victorian Farms: Children began working on the farm from as young as 6 years old
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