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M'claskey Surname Ancestry Results

Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'm'claskey'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 2 records (displaying 1 to 2): 

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Workers at Murrays' Cotton Mill, Manchester (1818)
The minutes of evidence taken before the Lords Committee on the Cotton Factories Bill include a series of reports by medical men as to the general health of the mill workers in April 1818. For each factory there is a complete list of workers, giving full name, age, how long employed in a factory, health (in general terms, such as 'Good' or 'Sickly'), and any chronic disease or 'distortion', cause and duration - with slight variations from report to report. The physicians examined several hundred people each day, asking such questions as 'Have you any swellings or sores anywhere?', 'Are your limbs straight?', 'Have you a good appetite for food?', 'Do you conceive yourself to be in good health?', and all concluded that the health of the mill workers was good, and that the workers were cheerful. This is the report for Adam and George Murray's cotton spinning factory in Manchester, 17 April 1818.

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Workers at Murrays' Cotton Mill, Manchester
Gaoled Newspaper Vendors in Middlesex House of Correction (1831-1836)
The 1815 Stamp Act increased the tax on newspapers to fourpence a copy. Many radical newspaper publishers and the booksellers and newsagents who sold their popular papers ignored the law, and were liable to suffer prosecution either by authority of the Stamp Office which regulated the tax or by a common informer. In 1836 the House of Commons ordered these returns to be made from each prison, giving details of the convictions that had been made under the Act. The returns are not entirely consistent from one gaol to another, but most give names, dates, and period of imprisonment.

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Gaoled Newspaper Vendors in Middlesex House of Correction
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