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Poverty

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Link UK Parliament Living Heritage

Information on how British Parliament worked with social reformers to improve working conditions and education over the 19th and 20th centuries....

19th century, 20th century, Victorian, Modern, Education, Schooling, Reform, Factories, Mines, Legislation, Poverty, Children, History view
Link Hidden Lives - Children in Care 1881-1918

Unique archive material about poor and disadvantaged children cared for by The Waifs and Strays' Society (later the Children's Society) in the...

Children, Poverty, 19th century, 20th century, Victorian, Edwardian, Social reform, Charities, Houses & housing, History 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 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 The Workhouse - the Story of an Institution

A comprehensive and authoritative archive of information on all aspects of British workhouses encompassing social history, politics, economics and...

18th century, 19th century, 20th century, Architecture, Social history, Poverty, Institutions, Social reform, History view
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