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|←Author Index: Oa||Richard Oastler
|English labour reformer, "Tory radical", and abolitionist. He fought for the rights of working children in the Factory Act of 1847, and was also a prominent leader of the Factory reform and anti-Poor Law movement|
Works about Oastler
- "Oastler, Richard," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1885-1900) in 63 vols.
- "Oastler, Richard," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)