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.

Red Lion Street area, Kirk's Yard, Nottingham, 1919.  All demolished in the late 1920's-early 30's and replaced by some of the first purpose built council houses. Narrow Marsh lay beneath the cliff of the Lace Market, seen here in the background. The area was notorious for slum dwellings and outbreaks of cholera and other diseases. The houses on the left show frame-knitters windows. The timber-frame house, 'Marsh Farm' may be Tudor, with a marvellous display of repairs and patching.

Red Lion Street area, Kirk's Yard, Nottingham, All demolished in the late…

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street (Bristol?) How the other half lived during Victorian times

‘Wych-Street’, from the London Illustrated News - January 1, 1870

‘Wych-Street’, from the London Illustrated News - January 1870 (Think about this when some people wnat to turn back the clock)

The Poor's Churchyard, Smithfield. c. 1877

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.


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