baby farmer


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Noun1.Baby farmer - someone who runs an establishment that houses and cares for babies for a feebaby farmer - someone who runs an establishment that houses and cares for babies for a fee
keeper - someone in charge of other people; "am I my brother's keeper?"
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Her execution was carried out on August 14, 1907 and "she became both the first and last baby farmer to be hanged in Britain and also the last woman in Wales to be sent to the gallows".
In Victorian England, a baby farmer was a woman who would take the children of other mothers who could not raise them themselves andtake care of them for money.
In Vile Victorians, you will discover what exactly a baby farmer did and whether you can escape the misery of the mines or the filth of the factories.
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As it was more profitable for the baby farmer if the adopted infant or child died - since the small payment could not cover the care of the child for long - some baby farmers adopted numerous children and then neglected or murdered them.
In The Vile Victorians, discover if you could have survived the filth of the 19th Century factories and the misery of the mines, find out what a baby farmer did and be taken on a ride on the rotten railway.
Ale Wife, Alley Girl, Allsorts Stripper, Ankle Beater, Ashbank Fairy, Baby Farmer, Back Washer, Belly Builder, Bottom Knocker, Butty, Can Dodger, Donkey Boy and Donkey Maker.
The highlight turned out to be the Ktigeh Binoojiinh Baby Farmer Pageant.
The Splott Baby Farmer Case was causing a sensation and this blonde-haired housekeeper, whose real name was Rhoda Willis, was at its centre.
In Vile Victorians, meanwhile, you will find out what a baby farmer did and get the dirt on the filthy factories, the slums and the sewers.