WW2 Rations for One Person in Britain, how slim we would all be if we stuck to this!  (These are the rationed foods, most people would grow their own vegatables) so veg would not be rationed, no eggs unless you had hens, just powdered egg. Some items were still rationed when I was born in the early 50s. Just think of all the choice we have now!

The Wartime Kitchen: Living of Rations with Ration Book Cooking - Day One

Rations for One Person in Britain, how slim we would all be if we stuck to this! (These are the rationed foods, most people would grow their own vegatables) so veg would not be rationed, no eggs unless you had hens, just powdered egg. Some items were

Cheapside, London, England. 1890's

Rare color photograph of a London Street in 1900 (via London in end of the Victorian Era. )This is Cheapside in the city of London. Statue is Sir Robert Peel.

Frederick Wilfred - London Street Photography 1950's & 60's

An Express Dairy milk float, Photo by Frederick James Wilfred, © Russell Wilfred / Museum of London

Tenement Families

An online presentation of photographs and illustrations from the Community Service Society at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Rest easy: A nurse takes an ante-natal class while children colour in their drawings during the 1950's.

When you COULD call the midwife! Britain had 10,000 district nurses and midwives in the 1950s. And, as these pictures show, they were the heartbeat of the community

A nurse takes an ante-natal class while children colour in their drawings. March Postwar boom in births reaches peak

A Walk In Long Forgotten London | Spitalfields Life

Bleeding Heart Yard in Hatton Garden in Walter Thornbury’s “A Walk In Long Forgotten London” via Spitalfields Life

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