This index is a summary of key information relating to permits of exemption issued to workers who came within the scope of the Lace Finishing Trade Board - individuals who were regarded as being "affected by any infirmity or physical injury which renders [them] incapable of earning that minimum time-rate". The data is taken from summarised applications for permits of exemption submitted to members of the Board. Click on the case number to see a digitised version of the original source - this can include more information.
Archives at the Modern Records Centre include historical terminology used to describe medical conditions or aspects of disability. This language reflects the context in which the material was created, and may be considered offensive today.
|L6884/22Link opens in a new window||18 Sep 1922||21||Female||Kirk & Burgass||Halifax Place, Nottingham||"Defective eyesight"||"Congenital cataract of both eyes"|
|L4288/22Link opens in a new window||18 Sep 1922||66||Female||Ernest W. Roper||3 Middle Pavement, Nottingham||"Debility"||"The worker desires the Permit. It was not Mr. Roper's suggestion"|
|L4288/22Link opens in a new window||29 May 1922||66||Female||Ernest W. Roper||3 Middle Pavement, Nottingham||"Age and debility"||In "present employment over 8 years" and "has had a life experience in the trade as a jennier and overlooker". "Suffers a little from bronchitis". "Privileged as regards hours of work and allowed to come later than other members of the staff"|
|L6884/22Link opens in a new window||28 Jul 1924||22||Female||Kirk & Burgass||Mills Buildings, Plumptre Street, Nottingham||"Defective eyesight"||"Congenital cataract of both eyes". "In the opinion of the Officer the employer wished to pay "as decent a wage as possible""|