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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Housing and Health in Liverpool a History

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post
    Liverpool has always had many achievements to be proud of. In the field of health and welfare it has plenty of important achievements in which Liverpool people can truly say the city led the way. Unfortunately in the 19th and early 20th centuries Liverpool also led the way in terms of having the worst conditions in housing, health and sanitation. This situation was in part addressed by people like Doctor Duncan and Kitty Wilkinson. In 1842 the senior civil servant Edwin Chadwick published a report