What were some high class jobs in the 1800's of england?

What kind of jobs were there and how were they known? Also what were the lower paying jobs? Also what did they do for fun in there freetime

Asked By: Kittykat5 - 8/8/2010
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Well, really high class people didn't have jobs at all. They were landowners who derived their income from rents from tenants etc. The family estate would normally be inherited by the oldest son, younger sons might go into the army or the navy (as officers naturally) or into the church. The law might be an... More
Answered By: Louise C - 8/9/2010
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The "high class" didn't work. They owned land and employed others to work it for them. In the mid to later part of the century they might also own a factory but that was still considered nouveau riche and not acceptable to the titled gentry. Respectable jobs for the middle lower classes to engage in included vicar... More
Answered By: Cali - 8/8/2010
The nobility were the highest class of people aside from the Monarch and his/her descendants. They lived mostly idle lives at their vast estates or at court in very high positions of power, answering directly to the monarch... More
Answered By: geena r. - 8/8/2010
To know what the "high class" jobs were in England of the 1800's, look to what the younger sons of the nobility did... More
Answered By: SheyneinNH - 8/8/2010
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