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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 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
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
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