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The Streets of Ancoats - Malcolm Lynch

Futura, 1989, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good.

First in this edition. In the late 1920s Ancoats, Manchester, was one of the worst slums in Europe. Within an area of less than a square mile, squeezed between the middle of the city and the railway yards, lived about 30,000 people in black pigsty houses built during the Industrial Revolution. The houses were two up, two down, with |ust one cold water tap under the backyard window. Some of the streets were barely twelve feet wide. The average number of men, women and children living in these decaying hovels was said to be about six. Most of them were Irish and Italian immigrants.
Size: A Format (7" x 4½")
Number of Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780708843116

£12.00 (Now Sold)