Typical England 1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)
A Knocker-up was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted at least as late as the before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time.
A Chapel Street Market eel stall. At the eel stall at Chapel Street Market, which operated seven days a week close to Angel Tube station, li.
Museum of London - Victorians, Chapel market, islington 1894
fig Corn-cure outside No. 18 Chapel Market in 1955 Museum of London photograph