The National Archives
Public notices from 1909 making people aware of the terms of the Children Act
(PRO ref: MEPO/2/1138)
You need to study the source carefully before you decide whether it supports or contradicts any of the reasons in the Big Question.
What do sources 1a, 1b, 1c tell historians about the dangers which children faced?
How does the Act try to make sure that people actually obey it?
Is this source evidence that the government really cared about young people?
Do sources 1a-c provide evidence that government action was effective?