Secret steps and lost lanes of Whitby brought to life (From Gazette & Herald) - Arguments Yard in Whitby in the Century

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

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.

‘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 Art of the Photogravure | Annan, Thomas | Gallowgate, Glasgow

Gallowgate, Glasgow Annan, Thomas, The Golden Age of British Photography, 1868 Photogravure


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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

The Grapes

The Grapes, Limehouse, England. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

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…

Bridge House, George Row, Bermondsey, c 1920. Constructed over a creek at Jacob's Island.

[Wrong era, but great inspiration for Eva's book] The building with the canopy is Bridge House, George Row, Bermondsey, in Built around 1705 and demolished in the place was once surrounded by the Jacob's Island rookery.

October 17, 1814: The London Beer Flood. When London beer companies started competing to see who could make the biggest beer vat, it could only lead to disaster. 8 people were killed when a giant vat burst in St. Giles Rookery, and when the injured were taken to hospital, it almost caused a riot there. Photo is of a typical London slum of the period.

LONDON BEER FLOOD October 1814 (London beer companies competed to make the biggest beer vat, 8 people were killed when a giant vat burst in St. Giles Rookery, injured were taken to hospital almost caused a riot there.

‘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)

Victorian London (History in Pictures on Twitter)

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Victorian London: The Oxford Arms Inn which stood in a short lane leading out of the west side of Warwick Lane, where this photograph was taken from. The Inn was demolished in

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