Whitechapel 1600-1800, A Social History of an Early Modern London Inner Suburb, by Derek Morris

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Whitechapel 1600-1800, A Social History of an Early Modern London Inner Suburb, by Derek Morris
Whitechapel 1600-1800, A Social History of an Early Modern London Inner Suburb, by Derek Morris

Published by the East London History Society in 2011, 190 pages. Large A4 size softback (N4440P2)

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This book provides an immensley detailed history of the Whitechapel area of London in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Now part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in east london, Whitechapel has always been a busy cosmopolitan place, and this book charts the development and growth of various communities and industries. Illustrated throughout with several black and white photographs and drawings, this book is a must read for anyone interested in the history of this part of London, and chapters in the book include:

  • Governing Whitechapel
  • Living in Whitechapel
  • The Service Industries
  • The Manufacturing Industries
  • The Silk Industry
  • The hay Market, Carts and Carriages
  • The Theatres, Bagnios and Pools
  • Literacy and Education
  • The Merchants, Crime and Bankruptcy
  • The Tower Hamlets Militia
  • Medical Services and Hospitals
  • and more!

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