Victorian manchester

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A presentation for a school visit showing images of Victorian life in Manchester from our Local Image Collection.

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Victorian manchester

  1. 1. Victorian Manchester Queen Victoria in 1837… ..and in 1894
  2. 2. General Views of Victorian Manchester
  3. 3. Birds Eye View of Manchester, 1898
  4. 4. View Over Ancoats, 1895
  5. 5. Queen Victoria's Jubilee Celebrations, Manchester in 1897
  6. 6. Street Scene from Manchester, 1887
  7. 7. The people & children of Victorian Manchester
  8. 8. Mother & Child, 1890 Women & Child in Street, 1890
  9. 9. The Dancer Family, 1854
  10. 10. Women from the Church visiting children living in slum housing, 1893
  11. 11. A lady from the Church visits Slum Houses in Hulme, 1893
  12. 12. Victorian Children, 1890
  13. 13. Destitute Children, 1893
  14. 14. Sarah Brickill aged 11 in 1878
  15. 15. John Buckley Bateman, 1888
  16. 16. Victorian Housing and Home Life
  17. 18. <ul><li>The two maps are both from 1891 and to the same scale. The one on the left is of an area near Deansgate. The one on the right is of Eaton Road, in Crumpsall. </li></ul><ul><li>Deansgate was a commercial district with shops, workers' housing and factories (such as the Alport Works). Crumpsall was a suburb some distance from the city centre where merchants and professionals had their houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you notice about the size of the houses? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any parks or open fields, schools, churches or pubs? </li></ul>
  18. 19. Victorian Bed, 1892
  19. 20. Victorian Drawing Room, 1890
  20. 21. The Tylecot Family having afternoon tea in their garden, 1896
  21. 22. Common Lodging House in Ancoats, 1897
  22. 23. Lodging House, 1897
  23. 24. Workers Housing in Ancoats, 1893
  24. 25. Diagram of Back-To-Back Housing, 1850
  25. 26. <ul><li>Cellar 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Is but one room about 12x14. There are two beds in the room. 7 people live & sleep in this one room. We could learn nothing more a little girl only being in charge. </li></ul><ul><li>Cellar 5 </li></ul><ul><li>This cellar has 2 rooms 12x14 & 12x12 respectively. The rooms are dark and damp. The approach to the cellar from the street is not more than 2ft 6in wide and the top of the window is rather below the level of the street. The tenant has been in it only a short time but complains of damp, rats, and mice. </li></ul><ul><li>Cottage No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>3 bed rooms a living room and the front room is used as a shop. The shop is about 12x13, living room 12x9. The bed rooms were described as being no larger. Eleven people live in this house; a man, his wife, 5 children and 4 lodgers. </li></ul>
  26. 27. Cellar Dwellings, 1838
  27. 28. Interior of Cellar Dwellings, 1838
  28. 29. Family Living in Slum Housing, 1862
  29. 30. Jersey Street Slum Housing in Ancoats, 1900
  30. 31. Labourers Dwellings, Frontage of Victoria Square Tenements in Ancoats, 1896
  31. 32. Visiting Slum Houses in Ancoats, 1893
  32. 33. Church Visit to Ancoats Slum Housing, 1893
  33. 34. Workers Housing in Chorlton-Upon-Medlock
  34. 35. Chester Street Dwellings, 1900
  35. 36. Pollard Street Dwellings, 1898
  36. 37. Back of Workers Dwellings in Ancoats, 1899
  37. 38. School & Work
  38. 39. Children of St Josephs School, 1895
  39. 40. Children in Classroom, 1878
  40. 41. Police Protection of School Children, 1890
  41. 42. Boys & Masters at Chethams School, 1892
  42. 43. Chethams School Band, 1892
  43. 44. Laundry Girls, 1895
  44. 45. Misses Hodgkinson & Taylor’s School, Hulme, 1888
  45. 46. Ardwick Higher Grade Municipal School, 1900
  46. 47. Ardwick Green Industrial School, 1850
  47. 49. <ul><li>The census has been held by the government every ten years since 1841. It is a snapshot of the country which aims to include information of every household. This is a transcription of the 1851 Census Return for Jordan Street, Deansgate. </li></ul><ul><li>What type of work did the head of the household do? </li></ul><ul><li>Did the wives go out to work? </li></ul><ul><li>Did the children go out to work? How old is the youngest worker? ('Scholar' means that the child was at school) </li></ul><ul><li>Who other than the Brown family lived in the house at 3 Jordan Street? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think they had lodgers living with them? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think life was like in the cellar at 3 Jordan Street? </li></ul>
  48. 50. Child Workers in a Cotton Mill
  49. 51. Mill Girls Working in Cotton Mill, 1851
  50. 52. Boy working in Cotton Mill, 1840
  51. 53. Girl working in Cotton Mill, 1840
  52. 54. Play & Daily Life
  53. 55. Watching a football match in Fallowfield, 1893
  54. 56. Elephant at Belle Vue Circus, 1880
  55. 57. Group of Cyclists with Penny Farthings, 1880
  56. 58. A Manchester Bus Today…
  57. 59. ..and a Horse Drawn Manchester Bus in 1895.
  58. 60. Child’s Toy Pram, 1880
  59. 61. Manchester’s Central Train Station, 1885
  60. 62. Girl with Toy Doll, 1886
  61. 63. Lower Mosley Street Amateur Football Club, 1888
  62. 64. Young Girls Dancing Round the May Pole for May Day, 1900
  63. 65. Lower Mosley Street Sunday School, 1888
  64. 66. Children watching a Brass Band Play, 1862
  65. 67. Market Street Today
  66. 68. Film of Manchester street scene from 1901

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