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Ten years in a London slum

Desmond Morse-Boycott

Ten years in a London slum

being the adventures of a clerical Micawber.

by Desmond Morse-Boycott

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Published by Skeffington in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Complete version originally published, London, Skeffington,1930.

The Physical Object
Pagination128p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14528475M

But over the past years, it is Morrison’s vision of that square quarter-mile of East London that has prevailed: his mythic location (‘a fairyland of horror’, in Traill’s view) has usurped the historical fact of the Nichol, which was entirely mundane in its awfulness; and from onwards, many East London residents have used the. Theodore Roosevelt Frontispiece Page; One of the Five Points Fifty Years Ago 12 The "Old Church" Tenement 15 An Old Wooster Street Court 17 A Fourth Ward Colony in the Bad Old Days 18 Dens of Death 21 Gotham Court 24 Green Dragon Yard, London 26 A Flagged Hallway in the "Big Flat" 28 Jersey Street Rookeries 32 The Survival of the Unfittest 33 The Rear .

  A paper on “slum stereotypes” eventually led to a book titled The Imagined Slum (). Even more important, however, were his experiences of visiting Cape Town and New Delhi, where Mayne “confronted the disjunction between the long-standing assumptions about slums and the realities of life in disadvantaged city neighbourhoods”. It was the worst slum in Britain: a maze of rotting Victorian tenements plagued by poverty, brutality and sexual promiscuity. Yet its crime-ridden streets were SAFER than today’s.

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Sonnenschein & Co., lim.,   In Victorian London most of the poor lived in what would be called slum housing. During the 18th century many ramshackle 'courts' had been built as a result of speculative infilling behind street frontages.

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Ten years in a London slum: being the adventures of a clerical Micawber / by the Rev. Desmond Morse-BoycottAuthor: Desmond Lionel (b. ) Morse-Boycott. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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A brilliant new book about the seedy side of Victorian London by a talented younggovernment inspectors were sent to report on the horrifying, often lethal, living conditions of the Old Nichol, a notorious acre slum in London?s East End/5(66).

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Slum conditions in Britain show little has changed since shocking pictures of the s. In ten years the number of households renting has soared from to million. London, A "rookery" is a colloquial English term given in the 18th and 19th centuries to a city slum occupied by poor people and frequently also by criminals and areas were overcrowded, with low-quality housing and little or no sanitation.

Poorly constructed dwellings, built with multiple storeys and often crammed into any area of open ground, created densely. Public housing (known as council housing or social housing in the UK) provided the majority of rented accommodation in the United Kingdom until when the number of households in private rental housing surpassed the number in social housing.

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