Labourer`s Friend Society

The Labourer`s Friend Society was a society founded by Lord Shaftesbury in the United Kingdom in 1830 for the improvement of working class conditions. This included the promotion of allotment of land to labourers for `cottage husbandry` that later became the allotment movement, which the Society campaigned for after the Swing riots of 1830 as ...
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