London Lives 1690-1800
Last Updated: Monday, 11 July 2011 23:37
Published: Wednesday, 28 July 2010 14:24
Written by Colin Sumner
Follow this link to discover a mine of information about Crime, Poverty and Social Policy, particularly in relation to the working class in London 1690-1800:
London Life in the Eighteenth Century
What was it like to live in the world's first million person city? Crime, poverty, and illness; apprenticeship, work, politics and money; how people voted, lived and died; all this and more can be found in these documents. For more information see the Historical Background pages.
About this Project
Funded by the ESRC, and implemented by the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Sheffield and the Higher Education Digitisation Service at the University of Hertfordshire, the London Lives project is directed by Tim Hitchcock and Robert Shoemaker. The project manager is Sharon Howard. See about this project.