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Document ‘Quis ineptae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus ut teneat se’: London, an eighteenth-century city in turmoil?1 Samuel Johnson’s London and William Hogarth’s Gin Lane

In many respects eighteenth-century London was a golden period of prosperity for the city. It was a period of economic affluence, with newly...

18th century, London, Hogarth, Samuel Johnson view
Link Greenwood's Map of London 1827

A comprehensive map of London from 1827. It is possible to use the website to focus in on individual areas of the city in full detail.

London, Nineteenth-century, Urban history, Historical Maps, History view
Link The Dictionary of Victorian London

Contains primary sources covering the social history of Victorian London, including extracts from Victorian newspapers, diaries, journalism,...

Social history, Women, Transport, River Thames, Shops & shopping, Technology, Science, Victorian, London, 19th century, Advertising, Architecture, Charities, Childhood, Clothing & fashions, Communications, Crime, Death & dying, Human diseases, French Education, Entertainment, Finance, Food & drink, Health & hygiene, Houses & housing, Legal system, Lighting, Markets, Police, British politics, Photography, Populations, Prisons, Professions & trades, Religion, History view
Link Port Cities UK

Maritime histories of UK port cities: Bristol, Hartlepool, Liverpool, London and Southampton.

Maritime, Urban & metropolitan history, Economic history, Social history, London, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, History view
Link The Great Exhibition, 1851

Resources concerned with the Great Exhibition of 1851 at Crystal Palace in London, including watercolours of the Great Exhibition, eye-witness...

Victorian, 19th century, Art, Industry, London, History view
Link The health effects of poverty in London in 1896 and 1991

This study compares the extent to which late 20th century patterns of mortality in London are predicted by contemporary patterns of poverty and by...

Poverty, Victorian, London, Death view
Link Charles Booth on-line archive

Extensive information about social reformer Charles Booth (1840-1916) and his seminal survey into life and labour in London (1886-1903).

19th century, Victorian, Social history, Social reform, Poverty, Houses & housing, Employment, Historical Maps, Urban & metropolitan history, London, History view
Link The Old Bailey On-line

Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913, a fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever...

Justice, London, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, Modern, Legal system, Crime, History view
Link John Snow Archive & Research Companion

John Snow (1813–1858) is revered as a founding father of two medical disciplines: anesthesiology and epidemiology. His contributions during the...

Epidemiology, Anesthesiology, Public health, Victorian, 19th century, London, Urban & metropolitan history, Medical science, Historical Maps, History view

This link takes you to an intuitive GIS interface enabling researchers to map and visualize textual and artefactual data relating to seventeenth...

London, 18th century, Collections, Collectors, Historical Maps, Enlightenment view
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