Arguments Yard. Whitby Yard This is seriously Dickensian.

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

Prostitution In The Victorian Era-Fearful women after the Jack The Ripper slayings.

Ripper Claimed Earlier Victims Prostitutes in the East End of London in the late Victorian Era - Listverse

Match Seller, Greenwich 1884, London

Match Seller, Greenwich London victorian era london was a very harsh environment for young children living in poverty

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Paul’s and Ludgate Hill London England by William Logsdail, circa 1884

Britain's slumdogs: The ragged and filthy East End children of just 100 years ago living a life of grime

These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England. These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England.

The Victorians liked to have their social classes clearly defined. The working class was divided into three layers, the lowest being 'working men' or labourers, then the ‘intelligent artisan’, and above him the ‘educated working man’. In reality, things were not so tidily demarcated.  Photo: Glasgow slum, 1868

Photo: Glasgow slum, 1868 Later than what I'm writing and in Glasgow, but you get the basic idea.

The rope makers of Stepney c1900 | Spitalfields Life

The rope makers of Stepney, 1900 (Spitalfields Life). Up until the late C, rope making was a major industry in London at the time of sailing ships with the very long ropes needed for their sails.

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This boy was rescued from the streets by Barnado. 'Before and after' pictures were used by Barnado to show how his homes helped children and thereby raised funds.

Children worked in inhumane conditions. Because of these conditions, nerve strain and eyestrain were common for young textile workers.

Children worked in inhumane conditions. Because of these conditions, nerve strain and eyestrain were common for young textile workers.

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