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Fascinating waste of time for London History lovers

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Monday 5 December 2016 7.48pm
LSE has digitized and uploaded "Charles Booth's London", which allows you to see poverty maps and search 450 original notebooks/documentation from police walk-abouts (1886-1903)."

You can search the poverty maps (Bermondsey held up better than I thought it would) and read the notes from a walk-around with the local constable ( far more enlightening).

Link here: http://booth.lse.ac.uk/

Enjoy!
Thursday 8 December 2016 2.22pm
Fascinating - thanks for sharing!
Saturday 10 December 2016 12.34am
I was all ready to take to my bed for a rare early night. I knew that I shouldn't have done it, I was lured into the website. It's now 12.30 am. I 'll be back on it again at breakfast time.

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