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Dwellings of the labouring classes in the metropolis.
George Borlase Tremenheere
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Provision in case of absence of medical officer of health. In the place they inhabit it is impossible at noonday to distinguish the features of the human face without artificial light. Here are long narrow lanes between which run contracted, crooked courts and passages, the entrances to which are so irregular that the explorer is caught in a blind alley at every few steps, or comes out where he least expects to, unless he knows every court and every alley exactly and separately. Parker; and Hatchard. The houses are occupied from cellar to garret, filthy within and without, and their appearance is such that no human being could possibly wish to live in them.
The contrast from their former wretched abodes to these most comfortable dwellings is so great, that workmen flock to the model lodging-houses in greater numbers than can be accommodated. These two-storied, red-brick dwellings, presented as improved alternatives to existing housing of the poor, were in almost every way antithetical to the Crystal Palace in whose figurative shadow they sat Figs. And they translated the general sense that the domestic hearth was central not only to subject formation but also national identity into the same built, experiential form. The partitions forming the sleeping compartments are kept below the ceiling for the purpose of ventilation, and the corridors have windows at each end to ensure a thorough draught when necessary. The scene of operation which our Artist has depicted in the first of the accompanying Illustrations was, a short time since, a sadly-neglected portion of the wealthy parish of St.
There was a little bundle of dirty straw in one corner, for one family, and in another for the other. I know very well that ten are somewhat better off, where one is so totally trodden under foot by society; but I assert that thousands of industrious and worthy people — far worthier and more to be respected than the rich of London — do find themselves in a condition Dwellings of the labouring classes in the metropolis. book of human beings; and that every proletarian, everyone, without exception, is exposed to a similar fate without any fault of his own and in spite of every possible effort. Viscount Ingestre explained that the project had been first suggested by Lord Shaftesbury. That for the prevention of the disease occasioned by defective ventilation and other causes of impurity in places of work and other places where large numbers are assembled, and for the general promotion of the means necessary to prevent disease, that it would be good economy to appoint a district medical officer independent of private practice, and with the securities of special qualifications and responsibilities to initiate sanitary measures and reclaim the execution of the law. The larger of these opens the sleeping compartment on the upper stories, the number of which corresponds with that stamped on the bow of the key it will unlock no other. That, measuring the loss of working ability amongst large classes by the instances of gain, even from incomplete arrangements for the removal of noxious influences from places of work or from abodes, that this loss cannot be less than eight or ten years.
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Along both sides of the stream, which is coal-black, stagnant and foul, stretches a broad belt of factories and working-men's dwellings, the latter all in the worst condition. Who is the moralist who does not admit that the human soul itself becomes degraded under the prolonged influence of such conditions?
That door was locked; so I turned sharp round on [the guard]. The coal that powered factories and warmed houses blackened the air.
But enough of these little towns.
The magistrate ordered the woman a considerable provision from the poor-box. Giles' or Whitechapel, the liberties of Dublin, or the wynds of Edinburgh. Stalybridge lies in a narrow, crooked ravine, much narrower even than the valley at Stockport, and both sides of this ravine are occupied by an irregular group of cottages, houses, and mills.
That the chief obstacles to the immediate removal of decomposing Dwellings of the labouring classes in the metropolis. book of towns and habitations have been the expense and annoyance of the hand labour and cartage requisite for the purpose.
He knows that every breeze that blows, every whim of his employer, every bad turn of trade may hurl him back into the fierce whirlpool from which he has temporarily saved himself, and in which it is hard and often impossible to keep his head above water.
These apartments were of similar design to other companies, but rents were offered at lower levels, leading to complaints from other MDCs. Ample provision for washing is afforded him, in lavatories, two on each story, fitted with enamelled basins, towels, and every requisite.
Some idea of the manner in which the poor are here crowded together may be formed from the fact that, inaccording to the report of the Inspector of Workhouses,  1, persons lived in 52 houses with rooms in Barrack Street, and 1, persons in 71 houses with rooms in and near Church Street; that: "foul lanes, courts, and yards, are interposed between this and the adjoining streets Execution of Scheme by Local Authority.
Duty of local authority to carry scheme when confirmed, into execution. That the extensive demolition of small houses which has been carried out of late years, under various railway and improvement Acts, has, no doubt, been in some respects beneficial, by removing numerous damp, ill-ventilated, and dilapidated courts, but that, as the promoters had other objects than the welfare of the poor in view, these schemes have generally been so framed and carried out as to cause much suffering to the persons displaced, and in some cases greatly to increase the overcrowding and unhealthiness of neighbouring districts.
The whole assemblage of buildings is commonly called Manchester, and contains about four hundred thousand inhabitnts, rather more than less.
They are print responses to the built space of the dwellings, but just as the built space includes a room dedicated to the circulation of print, so too the print descriptions produce the terms for our comprehension of these spaces.
A ventilating shaft is also carried up the staircase for the supply of fresh air to the dormitories, with a provision for warming it if required.
Stockport is renowned throughout the entire district Dwellings of the labouring classes in the metropolis. book one of the duskiest, smokiest holes, and looks, indeed, especially when viewed from the viaduct, excessively repellent.
This district is composed of many narrow streets and square courts and in the middle of each court there is a dung-hill. Going from the Old Church to Long Millgate, the stroller has at once a row of old-fashioned houses at the right, of which Dwellings of the labouring classes in the metropolis.
book one has kept its original level; these are remnants of the old pre-manufacturing Manchester, whose former inhabitants have removed with their descendants into better-built districts, and have left the houses, which were not good enough for them, to a population strongly mixed with Irish blood.
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