Age to begin

Principal Towns where carried on

Rate of Wages

To begin

Full wage

Actresses..................................................

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Artists....................................................

Accountants.............................................

Aerated water manufacture.....................

18

All big towns

8s. a week

10s. to 12s.

a week

Asylum attendants:

Usually by promotion

All big towns

100

150

Matron..................................................

Assistant matron, 2nd class..................

20

All big towns

60

70

Assistant matron, 1st class...................

20

All big towns

80

90

Female attendant..................................

20

All big towns

25

33

Bag making.............................................

14

Northampton, etc.

4s. 6d. a week

11s. to 15s. a week

Basket making........................................

15

All towns

5s. a week

35s. a week

Biscuit making........................................

14

Reading

4s. 6d. a week

13s. to 16s. a week

Bleachfield work.....................................

14

Halifax

4s. 6d. a week

9s. to 12s. a week

Bobbin turning.........................................

16

Manchester

6s. a week

10s. to 12s. a week

Book-keepers............................................

16

All towns

15s. a week

2 upwards

Box making (fancy)................................

14

All towns

3s. 6d. a Week

10s. to 12s. a week

Brush making...........................................

14

All towns

3s. 6d. a week

11s. to 15s. a week

Bookbinders..............................................

14

All towns

5s. a week

15s. a week

Booksellers and stationers.......................

15 or 16

All towns

4s. to 10s. a week

18s. to 30s. a week

Boot and shoe making.............................

14

Northampton

4s. to 5s. a week

10s. to 13s. a week

Carpet making..........................................

14

Kidderminster, etc.

7s. a week

15s. a week

Chemists (manufacturing)........................

14

All big towns

6s. a week

12s. to 15s. a week

Chiropodists..............................................

16

All big towns

By commission

1 to 2 a week

Church workers.........................................

all ages

All towns and villages

Full particulars from vicar of parish

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Collectors for charity organisations................................................

all ages

All towns and villages

Full particulars from secretaries of organisations

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Clerks: Commercial. .............................

15

All towns

10s. a week

35s. upwds. a week

Civil Service...........................................

15

Apply, Secretary, Civil

Service Commissions,

London, S.w.

10s. a week

3 upwds. a week

Typewriting.........................................

16

All towns

15s. a week

1 10s. a week

Telephone Operators...............................

17-35

All towns

10s. a week

21s. a week

Commercial travellers..............................

18-25

All towns

By commission

1 to 2 a week

Comb making......

14

Aberdeen

4s. a week

10s. to 12s. a week

Die stamping............................................

14

All towns

5s. a week

14s. to 15s. a week

Dispensers...................

15

All towns

8o a year

150 a year

Distillers' labourers....................................

16

Many big towns

8s. 6d. a week

10s. to 14s. a week

Domestic service.......................................

15

All towns and villages

12 a year and board

25 a year and board

Drapers' assistants......................................

15

All towns and villages

4s. to 10s. a week

1 to 115s.

a week

Dressmakers .........

14

All towns and villages

Nil to 2s. 6d. a week

15s. to 30s.

upwards a week

Trade or Profession

Age to begin

Principal Towns where carried on

Rate of Wages

To begin

Full wage

Fish-hook dressing...................................

14

Redditch

2s. 6d. a week

13s. to 17s. a week

Florists.....................................................

14

All towns

7s. 6d. a week

15s. to 1 a week

Furries.....................................................

15

All towns

2s. 6d. a week

12s. to 18s. a week

Golf-ball making.....................................

14

All towns

5s. a week

11s. to 12s. a week

Governesses: Private.............................

21

All cities and towns

70 a year

100 a year

,, Nursery.........................

18-21

All cities and towns

30 a year

50 a year

Hat and cap makers................................

14

Luton

3s.6d. or 4s.6d. a week

12s. to 16s. a week

Hairdressers...........................................

15

All towns

3s. to 8s. a week

18s. to 30s. a week

Hosiery...................................................

14 or 15

Nottingham

4s. or 5s. a week

15s. to 18s. a week

Inspectors: Shop Hours ..........................

21 to 40

All towns

100 a year

150 a year

,, Factories..............................

21 to 40

All towns

200 a year

300 a year

Journalism..............................................

15-17

All towns

10s. a week

According to ability

Jute mills (preparing)...............................

14

Dundee

6s. a week

9s. 6d. a week

Jute spinning...........................................

14

Dundee

6s. a week

10s. 6d. to 15s. a week

Jute weaving...........................................

14

Dundee

6s. a week

12s. to 14s. a week

Laundry work.........................................

14

All towns

5s. a week

10s. to 14s. a week

Laundry forewoman..................................

By promotion

All towns

20s. a week

50s. a week

Laundry manageress.................................

3 a week

4 a week

Linen and cotton mills.............................

14

Belfast, etc.

5s. to 6s. a week

10s. to 12s.

a week

Linen weaving.....

14

Belfast, etc.

5s. to 7s. a week

12s. or 13s. upwards

Library assistants......................................

14 to 17

All big towns

6s. to 19s. a week

30s. to 3 a week

Milliners.................................................

14

All big towns

6s. a week

16s. to 21s. a week

Net weaving...........................................

16 and upwards

Fishing ports

6s. a week

10s. to 12s. a week

Nurses: Children's..................................

15

All towns

15 a year

35 to 50

,, Hospital....................................

23

All towns

12 a year

50 a year

Paint and colour manufactures.....................................................

14

All towns

4s. 6d. a week

11s. or 12s. a week

Paper-making mills..................................

14

Most big towns

4s. 6d. a week

10s. or 12s. a week

Picture postcard and view mounting.............................................

14

Most big towns

5s. a week

11s. or 13s. a week

Photographers..........................................

14

All big towns

3s. to 5s. a week

20s. to 30s. a week

Pottery works............................................

14

Most big towns

5s. 6d. a week

10s. to 15s. a week

Prison service...........................................

23 to 40

Apply by letter to the

Secretary, Home Office,

London, S.w.

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Provision works.........................................

15

All big towns

5s. a week

12s. upwds.

Rag picking .........

16

All towns

6s. a week

10s. a week

Rubber goods workers..............................

15 to 18

All towns

6s. a week

12s. a week

Saddlery...................................................

15

Northampton, etc.

5s. to 6s.

10s. a week

School teachers.........................................

14

All towns

4s. a week

2 10s. a week

Shop assistants.........................................

15 to 16

All towns

6s. a week

12s to 15s. a week

Sweetmeat and jam makers........................

14

All towns

4s. or 5s.

11s. a week

Tailoresses.................................................

14

All towns

5s. a week

2 a week

Weavers ...........

14 or 15

Manchester

4s. a week

18s. a week