Farm Labourers

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Burston Strike School - Background To The Strike
21 August 1869 at East Pennard, Somerset, the son of a farm labourer ... Norfolk, as in most parts of the country, this meant that the boys were to be made farm labourers and the girls domestic servants ... Identifying themselves with the local farm labourers, the Higdons ran up against almost immediate resentment from the school managers, who were mostly farmers ...
Bill Ainslie
... The family farmed there on farm called Spring Grove, since their arrival from Scotland in 1820 ... of drought his family was forced to abandon their farm and move ... He also assisted the farm labourers, who lived in appalling conditions and never saw their families during daylight ...

Famous quotes containing the words labourers and/or farm:

    The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.
    Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 9:37.

    Jesus, on the lack of proselytizers to the multitude, before sending out his apostles endowed with healing powers. Also in Luke 10:2, “The harvest truly is great ......”

    What is a farm but a mute gospel? The chaff and the wheat, weeds and plants, blight, rain, insects, sun—it is a sacred emblem from the first furrow of spring to the last stack which the snow of winter overtakes in the fields.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)