Photograph by John Bulmer.

John Bulmer - Hartlepool This photograph shows unemployed labourer and father of seven William Lowery surrounded by his family. Their weekly household income in that year was less than 30 shillings each.

Photograph by John Bulmer.

vintage everyday: The North Faces – 23 Extraordinary Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Northern England During the

Photograph by Shirley Baker. Two young girls swing on a rope attached to a lampost outside a corner shop in Hulme, Manchester in the evening light, 1965.

Laughter in the slums: the best work of street photographer Shirley Baker – in pictures

Shirley Baker - Two young girls swing on a rope attached to a pavement lamppost outside a corner shop in Hulme, Manchester, 1965

Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men. Hulme, August 1965.

The streets belong to us: Shirley Baker's 1960s Manchester – in pictures

Elderly woman eating pie seated in a piershelter next to a stuffed bear, 1969. Tony Ray-Jones © The National Media Museum, Bradford, UK.

Tony Ray-Jones Elderly woman eating pie seated in a pier shelter next to a stuffed bear, 1969 1969 © National Media Museum

BBC NEWS | In pictures: The English by Tony Ray-Jones

Beachy Head Tripper Boat, 1967 by Tony Ray-Jones © National Media Museum

Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men. Children playing in the street, Manchester, 1966.

The streets belong to us: Shirley Baker's 1960s Manchester – in pictures

Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men. Children playing in the street, Manchester,

Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men. Manchester, 1966.

The streets belong to us: Shirley Baker's 1960s Manchester – in pictures

Photographer Shirley Baker documented the last days of Manchester’s poorest districts, before concrete flats replaced back-to-back terraces, and pavement games were banished to ‘streets in the sky’

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