A memoir of Robert Blincoe

by Brown, John

Publisher: Caliban Books in Firle

Written in English
Cover of: A memoir of Robert Blincoe | Brown, John
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Places:

  • Derbyshire (England),
  • England

Subjects:

  • Blincoe, Robert, b. ca. 1792.,
  • Textile workers -- England -- Derbyshire (England) -- Biography.,
  • Cotton manufacture -- England -- Derbyshire (England),
  • Child labor -- England -- Derbyshire (England),
  • Derbyshire (England) -- Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Brown.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9881.7.D47 B563 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4490000M
ISBN 100904573052
LC Control Number79319603
OCLC/WorldCa4241969

The memoir of Robert Blincoe shows evidence that the author, John Brown, had developed class consciousness. In describing the horrific experiences young Blincoe and other apprentices went through in the cotton mills, in contrast with the conditions of the masters and mill owners, it is clear that he was aware of the class struggle the children. Blincoe's Progress / Robert Blincoe and the Cotton Trade 'I was a bit hesitant in buying this book because I had read "The Real Oliver Twist" which is about Robert Blincoe, and this book Followers: ‘A Memoir of Robert Blincoe’ published in was influential in improving the working conditions of children in factories. It is also believed that Charles Dickens based his character Oliver Twist on Robert Blincoe. This book contains the original full text of the . See more of Blincoe's Progress / Robert Blincoe and the Cotton Trade on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account? or. Create New Account. Not Now. Community See All. 19 people like this. 20 people follow this. About See All. Book Followers:

  Five years later, John Doherty published Robert Blincoe's Memoir in pamphlet form. This included the following passage: A girl named Mary Richards, who was thought remarkably handsome when she left the workhouse, and, who was not quite ten years of age, attended a drawing frame, below which, and about a foot from the floor, was a horizontal.   Buy a cheap copy of Things I Didn't Know: A Memoir book by Robert Hughes. Robert Hughes has trained his critical eye on many major subjects, from the city of Barcelona to the history of his native Australia. Now he turns that eye inward, Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. The real talking point in this book is, of course, the claim that Blincoe was the ‘real’ Oliver Twist, in the sense that Charles Dickens, when he was working on his novel in , came across the Memoir and took over some of its details in developing the character and experiences of his workhouse boy hero. No reputable Dickensian biographer. Explore books by Nicholas Blincoe with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

  Its full title is A Memoir Of Robert Blincoe, An Orphan Boy; Sent From The Workhouse To St Pancras, London At Seven Years of Age, To Endure The Horrors Of Author: Paul Callan.

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Five years later, John A memoir of Robert Blincoe book published Robert Blincoe's Memoir in pamphlet form. As a result of a fire inRobert Blincoe's spinning machinery was destroyed. Unable to pay his debts, Blincoe was imprisoned in Lancaster Castle. After his release he became a cotton-waste dealer and his.

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A Memoir of Robert Blincoe with a brief account of the early textile industry in Derbyshire by Owen Ashmore, and an introductory note on Robert Blincoe and the early factory system by A. Musson (Derbyshire Miscellany. His life story was serialised in the Lion, a radical newspaper, in and republished in book form as The Memoirs of Robert Blincoe in The memoir became a.

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out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5(3). The Memoir of Robert Blincoe is still available from secondhand bookshops (as it was reprinted in ).

Much of the book is available to read online via Google Books in Factory Lives. Also available is The Real Oliver Twist which reprints much of the book and argues that the Memoir was Dickens' basis for The Adventures of Oliver Twist.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A memoir of Robert Blincoe by Brown, John,Derbyshire Archaeological Society (Local History Section) edition, in EnglishCited by: 6. A Memoir of Robert Blincoe, An Orphan Boy was written by John Brown and published in Brown wanted to tell the true story of an orphan boy and used Blincoe’s life as propaganda as he was a campaigner for factory reform.

Factory Lives contains four works of great importance in the field of nineteenth-century working-class autobiography: John Brown’s A Memoir of Robert Blincoe; William Dodd’s A Narrative of the Experience and Sufferings of William Dodd; Ellen Johnston’s “Autobiography”; and James Myles’s Chapters in the Life of a Dundee Factory Boy.5/5(2).

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Robert Blincoe was an English author and former child labourer. He became famous during the s for his popular autobiography, A Memoir of Robert Blincoe, an account of his childhood spent in a r, there are some doubts about whether this detailed observation of Blincoe's early life can be considered'autobiography'.

A memoir of Robert Blincoe, an orphan boy sent from the workhouse of St. Pancras, London, at seven years of age, to endure the horrors of a cotton-mill, through his infancy and youth: with a minute detail of his sufferings, being the first memoir of the kind published.

London: Printed and published by R. Carlile. MLA Citation. Brown, John. Robert Blincoe was an amazing man, his spirit was never broken by the mill owners who beat and starved him so that he grew up deformed. This is truly a book of the horrors of child slavery in England but also of triumph of this particular man/5.

Robert Blincoe (c. ) was an English author and former child became famous during the 's for his popular autobiography, A Memoir of Robert Blincoe, an account of his childhood spent in a r, there are some doubts about whether this detailed observation of Blincoe's early life can be considered 'autobiography'.

Blincoe was born in Rochdale, Lancashire in After briefly studying art at Middlesex Polytechnic he attended the University of Warwick where he studied Philosophy, gaining a PhD in The thesis was entitled Depression and Economics/5. Nicholas Blincoe is an English author, critic and screenwriter.

He is the author of six novels, Acid Casuals (), Jello Salad (), Manchester Slingback (), The Dope Priest (), White Mice (), Burning Paris (). He was a founding member of the New Puritans literary movement and co-edited (with Matt Thorne) the anthology All Hail The New Puritans () which included.

John Brown wrote about this in his book, Robert Blincoe's Memoir (): "The task first allocated to Robert Blincoe was to pick up the loose cotton that fell upon the floor. Apparently, nothing could be easier although he was much terrified by the whirling motion and noise of the machinery.

Factory Lives contains four works of great importance in the field of nineteenth-century working-class autobiography: John Brown’s A Memoir of Robert Blincoe; William Dodd’s A Narrative of the Experience and Sufferings of William Dodd; Ellen Johnston’s “Autobiography”; and James Myles’s Chapters in the Life of a Dundee Factory Boy.

This Broadview edition also includes a remarkably. Robert Carlile eventually decided to publish Robert Blincoe's Memoir in his radical newspaper, The Lion.

The story appeared in five weekly episodes from 25th January to 22nd February The story also appeared in Carlile's The Poor Man's Advocate. Five years later, John Doherty published Robert Blincoe's Memoir in pamphlet form. Table of Contents. Acknowledgements Introduction, Janice Carlisle Significant Nineteenth-Century Factory Legislation and Factory Literature: A Brief Chronology A Note on the Text, Elizabeth Reed John Brown, A Memoir of Robert Blincoe, An Orphan Boy () William Dodd, A Narrative of the Experience and Sufferings of William Dodd, A Factory n by Himself ()Price: $Opening paragrapf of ‘A Memoir of Robert Blincoe’ (Ref: EMC Der 1.O22 BRO) Robert Blincoe (d) was born in London c By he was an orphan in St Pancras workhouse, where his nickname was ‘Parson’ after rumours that he was the illegitimate son of a priest.

Was the real life story of a parish orphan 'Robert Blincoe' the inspiration for Charles Dickens' 'Oliver Twist'? The author, John Waller, an historian at the University of Melbourne in Australia, speculates that Dickens would have read the memoir of Blincoe's life shortly before writing Oliver Twist, and he shows the similarities between the.