Labour and the Poor Extras

This is our collection of material related to our “Labour and the Poor” series that we hope you'll find interesting. Read More »

Census Tables

We have created searchable data tables of the 1841 and 1851 Occupations and Population Census 1801-1851. We hope you find these a really useful and interesting resource. Read More »

The Morning Chronicle

The Morning Chronicle began publication in London, 1769, under the name of The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser. During the period of the publication of the Labour and the Poor series, the editor was John Douglas Cook. The notable writers employed by the paper include Charles Lamb, William Hazlitt, Charles Dickens, John Stuart Mill, James Grant, including the known Labour and the Poor authors Henry Mayhew, Angus B. Reach, Charles Mackay, Shirley Brooks and Alexander Mackay. Read More »