Tuesday 14 September 2010 12.44am
Wow, Las Vegas! I wonder what Thomas would have made of that!
you might find some information on Tanner Street
in the Charles Booth Archive here:Booth notebooks
Charles Booth and his colleagues walked every street in London, assessing the relative poverty of the buildings and the inhabitants, drawing up a colour coded map ranging from yellow to show the most well off streets, through red, pink, purple, blue and black to indicate the very worst areas. His notebooks have a wealth of fascinating little details about life back in the 1890s and are fully searchable online.
Find my past
has the census records - there are other sites that have them as well.