Report of the proceedings of the Commission appointed to enquire into the best means of regulating and shortening the hours of employés in shops and wholesale and retail trading establishments, together with the first portion of the minutes of evidence, etc. /

Corporate Author: Victoria. Royal Commission on Employés in Shops
Other Authors: Anderson, William, 1828-1909, Deakin, Alfred, 1856-1919, Hall, George Wilson, 1836-1916, Munro, James, 1832-1908, Smith, William Collard, 1830-1894, Woods, John, 1822-1892, Wrixon, Henry John, Sir, 1839-1915
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1883
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1883, Second Session no. 16*
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Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Board: William Collard Smith (chairman), Alfred Deakin, John Woods, Henry John Wrixon, George Wilson Hall, John Gardiner, James Munro and William Anderson
Witnesses examined: Dr. Harry Leigh Atkinson, Robert Balleny (baker), George Dexter Barker(grocer), Henry Barnett (pawnbrokers asst.), Dr. Ferdinand Baumgaertner [Baumgartner], Dr. James George Beaney, David Bennett (engineer), Charles G. Bird (bookseller), John Henry Blake (employee Kew Asylum), William H. S. Blake (drapers asst.), Dr. William Arthur Bradford, Samuel Johnson Bradshaw (draper), Alexander Bryse (brushmaker), Dr. Richard Bunce, Thomas Burn (engineer), Malachi J. Cahill (tailor), Dugald Cameron (baker), Mark Capua (draper), Thomas Cattran (manager Sandhurst Pioneer Co-operative Co.), Thomas William Clark (hatter), William Charles Cook (pawnbroker), Edward Cornell (draper), John Coutie (bootmaker/seller), George Craib (draper), Abraham Crawford (draper), Michael Croak (baker), John Henry Benedict Curtis (sec. Early Closing Association), Lawrence Cutter (coachbuilder Ballarat), Robert Davis (draper), William Frederick Dennis (employee Kew Asylum), James Fletcher Denniston (Doveton Woollen Mill), William Detmold (stationer/bookbinder), John L. Dick (draper), Joseph Dodd ( baker) Charles Dorter (baker), Henry Douglass (baker), John Emery (tailor), Martin Russell Evans (inspector of factories), William Evans (engineer), William Henry Eyre (draper), Edwin Faull (watchmaker/jeweller), Dr. Alexander Fisher, Edward Fitzgerald (draper), Dr. Edward Fletcher, Mark Foy (draper), Charles Frost (draper), John Robins Fryer (bootseller), John Garrow (baker), Thomas Gaunt (watchmaker), Dr. William Gilbee, Dr. Tharp Girdlestone, John Gordon (drapers asst.), George Henry Haughton (watchmaker), John Hickman (prop. Union Foundry), John Hindle (draper), Dr. Tudor Hora, James Hutchens (baker), John Francis Kennedy (drapers asst.), James F. Lancashire (draper), Abraham Levy (pres. Pawnbrokers' Assoc.), Joseph Levy (bootseller/tobacconist), John Barnett McCafferty (hairdresser), Colin McDonald (draper), John McDowell (bootseller), James McElroy ( draper), John Albert Middleton (draper), John Thomas Lowrie Moffitt (draper), Cornelius Muir (bootmaker/seller), William E. Murphy (sec. Trades' Hall), John Francis O'Dwyer (draper), John Parry (wholesale clothing manufacturer), John Paterson (draper), Dr. Robert Peel, Joseph Pennington (baker), Horace Perkins (fancy goods dealer), William Pettifer Allan (draper), Dr. Robert Denham Pinnock, Francis William Pittard (butcher), William Pobjoy (hotelier), Nathaniel Pollard (draper), Dr. Henry Hayton Radcliffe, Richard Powell Raymond (booksellers asst.), Walter Rayson (draper), Charles Ross (draper), Robert Ross (draper), Lewis Sanders (tailor), William Henry Shaw (manager Phoenix Foundry), James Sheehan (drapers asst.), Thomas Smail (draper), Frederick A. Smith (drapers asst.), George Smith (baker), Henry Smith (draper), William Gardiner Sprigg (sec. Melbourne Tramway & Omnibus Co.), George Stirling (draper), Thomas D. Taylor (draper), George Thompson (prop. Craig's Royal Hotel Ballarat), Robert Towart (sec. Salesmen's Union), Henry Trinnear (employee Kew Asylum), Henry Drummond Turnbull (bootseller), Matthew Henry Turner (hairdresser), William Virtue (ex vice pres. Salesmen's and Assistants' Union), Christopher Walton (sec. Bootmakers' Union), Joseph Watts (bootmaker), Joseph H. Weeding (baker), Robert Whiteside (draper), Edward Donald Williams (sec. Ballarat Butchers' Employes Assoc.), Albert Wilson (Ballarat Woollen Co.), Samuel Woods (draper) and George Wright (pastrycook)
Includes index
Physical Description: viii, 120p. ; 33cm.