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Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-rodney-street-1977
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Rodney Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1977

 

  REF: 140


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-rodney-street-1972
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Rodney Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1972

 

  REF: 139


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-renshaw-street-1958
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Renshaw Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1958

 

  REF: 138


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-renshaw-street-central-hall-1918
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Central Hall Renshaw Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1918

 

  REF: 137


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-ranelagh-street-2-1950
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Ranelagh Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1950

 

  REF: 136


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-ranelagh-street-1950
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Ranelagh Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1950

 

  REF: 135


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-ranelagh-street-1947
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Ranelagh Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1947

 

  REF: 134


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-ranelagh-street--c1910
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Ranelagh Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1910

 

  REF: 133


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-ranelagh-street-1903
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Ranelagh Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1903

 

  REF: 132


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-queens-square-c1900
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Stork Hotel Queens Square, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1900

 

  REF: 131


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-nile-street-c1960s
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Nile Street, Centre-South, L.1 - 1960

 

  REF: 130


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-lime-street-1906
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Lime Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1906

 

  REF: 129


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-lime-street-1890
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Lime Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1890

 

  REF: 128


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-lime-street-2-1890
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Lime Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1890

 

  REF: 127


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-lime-street-1877
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Lime Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1877

 

  REF: 126


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-lime-street-1870
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Lime Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1870

 

  REF: 125


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-jordan-street-1968
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Jordan Street, Centre-South, L.1 - 1968

 

  REF: 124


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-jordan-street-2-1968
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Jordan Street, Centre-South, L.1 - 1968

 

  REF: 123


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-jordan-place-1960
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Jordan Place, Centre-South, L.1 - 1960

 

  REF: 122


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l8-grove-street-1965
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Grove Street, Toxteth, L.8 - 1965

 

  REF: 120


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-church-street-1925
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Church Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1925

 

  REF: 118


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-church-street-1907
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Church Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1907

 

  REF: 117


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-church-street-2-1905
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Church Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1905

 

  REF: 116


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-church-street-1905
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Church Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1905

 

  REF: 115


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-church-street-1903
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Church Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1903

 

  REF: 114


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-church-street-compton-hotel-c1900
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Compton Hotel Church Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1900

 

  REF: 113


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-central-station-1925
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Central Station Ranelagh Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1925

 

  REF: 111


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-colour-c1910
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1910

 

  REF: 110


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-c1910
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1910

 

  REF: 109


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-c1908
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1908

 

  REF: 108


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-at-night-1904
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: At Night Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1904

 

  REF: 107


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-1958
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1958

 

  REF: 106


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-1910
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1910

 

  REF: 105


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-1905
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1905

 

  REF: 104


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-bold-street-1887
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Bold Street, Centre-Town, L.1 - 1887

 

  REF: 103


Liverpool, streets, liverpool-l1-back-to-back-housing-c1900
Location: Liverpool

Subject: streets

Address: Back to Back Housing , Toxteth, L.8 - 1900

  Affectionately known as 'Courts', these properties were typical of the slums for the masses either side of the town centre around Great George Street (in front of the Anglican Cathedral) and Vauxhall Road.

They were rented by the room and had outside communal toilets (seen at the end of the alley) and communal water pumps which were only switched on for about an hour each day.

They were crammed so close together that the occupiers whitewashed the outside walls to gain some reflected light.

As described in "A History of Liverpool" in the year 1907

No regulations existed to ensure that these houses should be healthy and substantial. They were erected back to back, with no proper provision for air and light, and no adequate sanitation ; and they were often so shoddily built that in 1823 a violent wind blew many of them down, and for the first time awoke the council to the necessity of taking precautions. Thus arose those terrible slum areas to the north and south of the town, with which the municipal government has been striving ever since.

In the old quarter of the town the houses deserted by the merchants or thriving tradesmen came to be crowded by a swarming multitude of poor people. The cellars once used as warehouses became the homes of whole families. Even the cellars of houses inhabited by well-to-do tradesmen were commonly let out as dwellings. In 1790 a careful survey of the town showed that there were 8,148 inhabited houses, of which 1,728 had inhabited cellars. In these appalling abodes no less than 6,780 persons dwelt, being almost four persons to every cellar, and considerably more than one-ninth of the total population of the town. Imagination quails before the picture of squalid misery suggested by these figures. And inevitably a population living in such conditions was unclean and unhealthy. In 1823 no less than 31,500 cases were treated in the dispensaries and the infirmary, that is to say almost one in four of the population

So, not much change here, then!

  REF: 102


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