This three-year research project began in January 2014 and investigated whether, during the Victorian period, the professions formed a distinct self-sustaining social group with its own mores and values. The project looked at 16,000 individuals drawn from census data for Alnwick, Brighton, Bristol, Dundee, Greenock, Leeds, Merthyr Tydfil, Morpeth, and Winchester. The research project was funded by the UK Economic & Social Research Council and was based at the Universities of Oxford and Northumbria.
The Professions in Nineteenth-Century Britain
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Full NameBernhardt Westheuser
Date of Birth1843
Place of OriginGermany
Date of Death1926
Place of DeathTonbridge, Kent, England
Age at Death83
Relationships501101 (William Edward G. Westheuser : child)