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16 October 2014
Immigrants & Exiles - Scots in Scotland

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List of Trades in demand in Australia published by a Society of Emigrant Mechanics in June 1833
TRADES RATE OF WAGES REMARKS
Cooks 4s - 6s per day nearly every establishment employs them
Dairywomen £10-£12 per year in extensive demand
Milkmen 4s-6s per day all kinds of husbandrymen in demand
Field labourers 4s-5s per day all kind of field labourers, if steady, may better their condition in life
Stone-cutters 5s-7s per day much in demand
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