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George Smith of Coalville

J. E. Brown

George Smith of Coalville

a modern knight-errant.

by J. E. Brown

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Published by Sunday School Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, George, -- 1831-1895.

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    Open LibraryOL18049570M

    Chapter 6 George Smith of Coalville (‘the Children’s Friend’): campaigner for factory and canal boats legislation, Susan Lammin. Chapter 7 Duncan of Liverpool: The first Medical Officer of Health, Stephen Battersby. Chapter 8 Margaret McMillan: advocate and practitioner of improvements in children’s health, Susan Lammin. Coalville: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Coalville. Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since Francis Frith John Cleare Frank Mason Good John H Coath George Washington Wilson Francis Bedford See All Galleries Ecards. Beautiful, Simple Ecards.

    Sinclair Estate Agents - Coalville present this 3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale in George Smith Drive, Coalville, Leicestershire. Loosely inserted is an MS letter from George Smith to Prof Sheldon, on which the Professor has noted ‘Mr Smith’s portrait is on p he was evidently very pleased to figure in this book.’ Also tipped in is a review of this work from ‘The Daily News’,

    The Gypsy is traditionally portrayed as a black-eyed, tousle-haired savage from a distant land who makes a living by deceit and parasitism on the host society. This book critically examines the nature and source of such stereotypes, locating the image of the wild but often romantic Romany in various works of fiction and the writings of lorists and gypsiologists, fascinated by the need .   Smith's earliest successes were the discoveries of two unique inscriptions early in The first, a total eclipse of the sun in the month of Sivan inscribed on Tablet K51, he linked to the spectacular eclipse that occurred on 15 June George Smith was a pioneering English Assyriologist who first discovered and translated the Epic of 5/5.


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George Smith of Coalville. An original article from History Today [Courtney Dainton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This chapter looks at the life and achievements of George Smith, also known as ‘the Children’s Friend’. George was put to work in the tile-works at an early Pioneers in Public Health book.

Lessons from History. Pioneers in Public Health. George Smith of Coalville. SMITH, GEORGE (–), of Coalville, philanthropist, born at Clayhills, Tunstall, Staffordshire, on 16 Feb.was the son of William Smith (–), brickmaker, by his wife, Hannah Hollins (Grosart, Hanani, or Memories of William Smith,with portrait).

At nine years of age George commenced working at his father's trade, carrying about forty. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of The cry of the children from the brickyards of England George Smith of Coalville | Open Library.

his parliamentary allies. Finally, Smith gathered the material into pamphlets and books over his name. As we look at these publications, the shape of his literary career emerges.

He published his first pamphlet at his own expense, while still employed as a brickyard manager at the Whitwick Brick and Tile Works, Coalville.

George Smith of Coalville book. Mr George SMITH of Coalville, Leicester, has issued an urgent appeal on behalf of the poor children, employed in the brickyards "Ones eyes inevitably gather in a mist of tears over that old, old story of the brick toilers in Egypt in the dear old.

But as his biographer, Edwin Hodder, whose George Smith (of Coalville) - The Story of an Enthusiast was published inwrote: ‘For over a quarter of a century his name was daily before the public. Buy George Smith (of Coalville): the story of an enthusiast / by Edwin Hodder First Edition by Edwin () Hodder (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Edwin Hodder. London: Haughton & Co. No Date, circa s (last date in text of book ). Very Good in original grey cloth boards, gilt title.

Boards rubbed and soiled, dampstain front end pages, small bookstore sticker rear paste down, that of the legendary Be. “George Smith was a remarkable man who did remarkable things in a remarkable manner” reads the Preface of Edwin Hodder’s biography of George Smith of Coalville. Born on 16th Februaryhe was the eldest child of William and Hannah, both Methodists, who attended the Wesleyan chapel in America Street Tunstall.

‘Mr George Smith, of Coalville, is endeavouring to do a work for the children of Gipsies similar to that he has done for the children employed in brickyards and the children of canal boatmen – that is, bring them under some sort of supervision, so that they may secure at least a small share in the educational advantages of the country.

Get this from a library. George Smith of Coalville: the story of an enthusiast. [Edwin Hodder]. New philanthropic movements succeed one another so rapidly that though it was only last year that George Smith " of Coalville "—as he always signed himself—died.

George Smith ( – ) of Coalville, wrote a famous book “Our Canal Population: A Cry from the Boat Cabins, with Remedy”, published in He was a social reformer and campaigned to improve the living conditions of the large number of people who lived and worked on board canal boats. Crick Village Crick History Society.

Home | William Laud | George Smith. George Smith of Coalville (as he called himself) spent the last five years of his life living at 22 Laud's Road Crick and is buried in Crick Churchyard, but was born at Clayhills in.

George Smith has 16 books on Goodreads with ratings. George Smith’s most popular book is The Chaldean Account of g: Coalville. #N#George Smith (26 March – 19 August ) was a pioneering English Assyriologist who first discovered and translated the Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the oldest-known written works of literature.

1 Early life and early career. 2 British Museum. 3 Discovery of inscriptions. 4 Epic of Gilgamesh and expedition to : Assyriology. George Smith (of Coalville), the story of an enthusiast, by Edwin Hodder, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

George Smith (of Coalville), the story of an enthusiast. This Journal. Back; Journal Home; Online First; Current Issue; All Issues; Special Issues; About the journal; Journals.

Back; The Lancet; The Lancet Child.George Smith. Published 8th March at × in George Smith ← Previous Next → George Smith ( – ) of Coalville, author of the book “Our Canal Population, A Cry from the Boat Cabins” in Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.In the Leicester Free Press the following appeared on August 16th:—“Mr.

George Smith, of Coalville, is earning the title of the Children’s Friend. His ‘Cry of the Brick-yard Children’ rang through England, and issued in measures being adopted for their protection.