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With your lack of...everything, it is evident that you'll have to fall back on begging. Good luck, lazy bugger!

Living conditions: A vagrant was defined by law in 1884 as anyone who "aimlessly wanders around from place to place without means".

Wages: None

Background: The population increse during the industrial revolution caused widespread poverty as well as riches. THe vagrance act of 1884 was a way of protecting the society from disturbing elements. Most arrested for vagrancy were men. Women mostly fell under the prostitution act. The normal punishment was hard labour in a correction facility or forced conscription.

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