Common Lodging Houses

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(or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about per night. MásLodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, . Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, East End London, Victorian History, Victorian Buildings, London Food

East End Photographs and Drawings - Casebook: Jack the Ripper Forums

Discussion for general Whitechapel geography, mapping and routes the killer might have taken. Also the place for general census information and "what was it like in Whitechapel" discussions.

We have a few old postcards in the Knitting & Crochet Guild collection that show people knitting, including these two of Scottish herring la. Vintage Family Pictures, Vintage Photos, Art Du Fil, Knitting Humor, Knit Art, How To Purl Knit, Vintage Knitting, Yarn Crafts, Diy Crafts

Postcards cashing in on the local fishing industry | The Herring Trade | Fishing Industry | Work

A photo showing the interior of a common lodging house kitchen. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, Dorset Street, 19th Century London, East End London, London History, England

Common Lodging Houses

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

Common Lodging House, 141 Long Millgate. Manchester. 1897 Local History, History Facts, Candid Photography, Street Photography, Old M, Salford, Uk Photos, Old Street, Fair Lady

Health and Living Conditions – Page 3

Posts about Health and Living Conditions written by Archives+, revans12014, joannembailey, gaynor1975, and sophiamwhite1

These pictures reveal the state of poverty endured by thousands of families as late as the in cities like London, Leeds, Newcastle, and Glasgow (pictured). Birmingham, Brave, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Powerful Images, Salford, Victoria, Slums, Vintage Photos

Powerful Photos Of Life in the Old Glasgow Tenement Blocks - 1969-72 - Flashbak

Powerful Photos Of Glasgow Slums 1969-72

Another scene outside a Victorian doss house. Victorian Life, Victorian London, Cover Photos, Old Photos, 19th Century London, Old Street, The Old Days, Old London, Slums

Common Lodging Houses

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

Wapping was a district of poor housing (Burnley), which lay behind the old woolworths store. Pictured here is the old Blue Bell, which was a common lodging house of bad repute. Burnley, The Old Days, Slums, 12th Century, Old Buildings, Lodges, Photographs, Old Things, British

wapping was a district of poor housing,which lay behind the old woolworths store.pictured here is the old blue bell which was a common lodging house of bad repute

Doss houses in this case just for single men. Edwardian Era, Victorian, History Of England, The Old Days, Slums, London Photos, Old Pictures, Lodges, The Past

Common Lodging Houses

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

About 1600 St Paul with Aquila and Priscilla; Paul working with Aquila and Priscilla in a room with weaving looms; in the foreground Priscilla works at a spinning wheel and a young boy holds out his arms for the yarn; Paul sits at a table and writes Priscilla And Aquila, Men In Bed, Wellcome Collection, Art Students League, Van Der Straeten, New Inventions, New York Art, Loom Weaving, Weaving Art

The Kitchen of a common lodging-house, Spitalfields: 1886, Illustrated London News

The Kitchen of a common lodging-house, Spitalfields: 1886 by Illustrated London News. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London

The Real Whitechapel - Ripper Street, late - Dorset Street was so dangerous that police dare not enter in no less than groups of four. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, Victorian Era Facts, Victorian Houses, Edwardian Era, London History, British History

By the 1880s, Dorset Street was almost entirely taken up with common lodging-houses and other sub-standard rented accommodation, mostly let and controlled by two men, Jack McCarthy and William Crossingham. McCarthy and Crossingham were major slum landlords in this area and suspected to be involved in various illegal rackets, such as controlling prostitutes, fencing stolen goods, and arranging prize fights.