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Esther Price

Esther Price was one of around 900 children known to have been apprenticed at Quarry Bank Mill between 1785 and 1847.

 When Esther was first examined by the physician at Style Mill in 1831 she was considered too ‘delicate’ to begin working as an apprentice.

 Esther was noted to be 9 years old, but later this was fact was challenged…

Source Information from Quarry Bank Mill physician's prescription book, 3rd May 1831
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