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  1. Liverpool’s Institutional Buildings

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    In the 19th-century the suburbs of Liverpool were little different from that of the suburbs in many other developing cities. There were, however, special features that developed as a result of Liverpool's role as a port, which, if not unique, set it apart from many other places.

    By far the most vulnerable sections of Liverpool society were seamen and their families. Seamen themselves, on shore while their ships awaited cargoes or tides, were regarded as easy prey by the unscrupulous.