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Urban domestic servants in 19th-century Canada

by Claudette Lacelle

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Published by National Historic Parks and Sites, Environment Canada, Parks in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Domestics -- Canada -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUrban domestic servants in nineteenth-century Canada.
      StatementClaudette Lacelle ; translated from the original French.
      SeriesStudies in archaeology, architecture, and history,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52 C3513 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2460536M
      ISBN 100660123355
      LC Control Number87166089


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Urban domestic servants in 19th-century Canada. [Ottawa]: National Historic Parks and Sites, Environment Canada, Parks, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. History of Domestic Service in Canada.

Domestic service became a distinctively female occupation in Canada during the 19th century. Whereas in the s approximately one-third of colonial servants were male, by the late 19th century more than 90 per cent of. MountRoyalCollege, Calgary Urban Domestic Servants in z9th-Century Canada.

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32 illustrations, maps, plans. $ Claudette Lacelle investigated domestic service in 19th century Canadian cities to aid the government in the restoration and interpretation of historic houses.

Her study is. Canada: Migrant Domestic Workers Website. The West Indian Domestic Scheme in Canada. Journal article by Frances Henry. The Transformation of the Canadian Domestic Servant, – Journal. Servants is a non-fiction work detailing the lives and attitudes both of and towards domestic servants in the late nineteenth century through to the late twentieth century.

Some references are to earlier periods, but as a whole this book begins with the late Victorian and Edwardian periods, and is sectioned into time periods based largely on /5. Many of them were women, young and unmarried.

In fact, it was far easier for a single woman to get a job in America than a man–because there was a huge demand for domestic servants. In England and America in the 19th century, housework was incredibly laborious. If you could afford it, you got a servant.

While Higman's research would suggest that throughout the 19th century Australia had more domestic servants than the United States, the natural point of comparison was the United Kingdom, which retained a culture of service for a far longer period (Higman,p.

25). Hence, both local residents and visitors from home frequently remarked on Cited by: 7. The War of Though the British had promised to respect the independence of the United States of America in the aftermath of the Revolutionary War (), Anglo-American relations remained tense and disrespectful in the early s.

The British Navy routinely harassed American ships that tried to trade with England’s arch-nemesis France, seizing American .