Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire

Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire
Photograph taken 1900 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: AA97/05431

The workers at the ironstone quarry near the village have a large steam engine for power and a small makeshift hut for shelter. The men and boys are wearing typical workmen's clothing that changed very little throughout the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

Location

Northamptonshire Charwelton

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Themes

Tags

people men boy work worker clothing steam machine engine rural victorian (1837 - 1901)