Whitechapel: c1870-1900

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  • Overcrowdng
    • 30,000 people in 4,000 houses
    • 30 people in 1 apartment
      • Shared beds
      • Starvation
    • Family of 10 in one room
    • Vulnerable
    • STEALING
    • Lodging/Doss houses could be rented for a night
    • FLOWER AND DEAN STREET
      • Poorest area of Whitechapel
      • Conditions
        • Narrow yards
        • Dilapidated houses
        • Cramped rooms
        • Poor sewage
      • Terrible reputation
        • PROSTITUTION
        • THIEVES
        • VIOLENT CRIMES
      • Probably where Ripper lived
      • Where 2 victims lived
    • PEABODY ESTATE
      • Model housing
      • An attempt to get rid of ROOKERIES-slum housing
      • Artisan's Dwellings Act 1875
        • Encouraged slum clearence
      • 1881
        • George Peabody funded slum clearance and creation of 286 flats

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