Child Employment Commission, 1841:: Mary Anne Lighthouse


No. 24.- Mary Anne Lighthouse (Low Moor), 12 years old :-

     Wages 2s. Draws her own wages; gives them to her mother.
Has been to day-school, and goes to Sunday-school; Can read a little bit; can sew; went to day-school at 10 years old; went two years; has worked twelve weeks.
Likes working; work not hard. Hours same as last witness. Sews a bit at nights; mends her own clothes.

     Goes to church twice every Sunday; goes with her sister; has good clothes to go in. Washes herself when she goes home at night, and looks a deal different on Sunday from week-days.