Charles Booth’s London

Charles Booth’s London

This post has been reposted from the LSE website to highlight this exciting new resource. Charles Booth’s Inquiry Into the Life and Labour of the People in London was a path-breaking investigation into the social conditions faced by Londoners living in the...
Fear and Loathing in Deptford

Fear and Loathing in Deptford

This post was written by David Luck, Senior Archivist at the London Metropolitan Archives. It forms part of a series of blog posts on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections, as part of the Being Human festival. Throwing ‘Fear’ into our revamped...