Administrative unit

Walsall LabMkt

Urban Labour Market

Weekly Wages Rates for Selected Occupations (Pence)

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Year Bricklayers
1863 264 Show data context
1865 288 Show data context
1866 324 Show data context
1867 324 Show data context
1868 324 Show data context
Date: Source:
1863 - 1868 Rates of Wages and Hours of Labour in various industries in the United Kingdom for a series of years

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These data were originally gathered by trade unions, mainly in the artisan trades, and record their 'Standard Rates' These were the minimum rates that union members were expected to accept; members offered lower wages were entitled to claim unemployment benefits from the union.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Walsall LabMkt through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Weekly Wages Rates for Selected Occupations (Pence), A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th September 2021