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Housing in 19th century Glasgow

Housing in 19th century Glasgow

documents, 1800-1914.

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Published by Strathclyde Education in [Glasgow] .
Written in English


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Cover title.

ContributionsStrathclyde (Scotland). Department of Education.
The Physical Object
Paginationca.300p. :
Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL18208796M

The Public Health Bill, passed in because of the efforts of reformers like Smith and Chadwick, empowered a central authority to set up local boards whose duty was to see that new homes had proper drainage and that local water supplies were dependable. The boards were also authorized to regulate the disposal of wastes and to supervise the. The density was mitigated and ventilated by great green parks, laid out according to the 19th century tradition of French "Haussmannised" planning. Yet while the tightly packed population encouraged a vigorous sense of community, tenements were .

The coming of the railways in the mid 19th century probably helped to popularise timber-framed and -clad housing in rural Scotland. The chimneys of many of the surviving timber-clad buildings in the Scottish countryside date them to the period when railways carried bricks to areas remote from any brickworks. Alexander "Greek" Thomson (9 April – 22 March ) was an eminent Scottish architect and architectural theorist who was a pioneer in sustainable gh his work was published in the architectural press of his day, it was little appreciated outwith Glasgow during his lifetime. It has only been since the s and s that his critical reputation has .

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Powerful Photos Of Life in the Old Glasgow Tenement Blocks – From to , photographer Nick Hedges took pictures of life in the old Glasgow tenement blocks. Nick was hired by housing charity Shelter to travel round England and Scotland documenting the lives of families living in slum and squalor.


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The housing problem stemmed from the mass influx of migrants to urban areas searching for work. Arriving in the first half of the 19th century in unprecedented numbers, the migrants swelled the population of the industrial towns of Scotland.

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The management of such housing then being vested in the local council. the 19th century. Cholera, typhus and smallpox were major killers in the 19th century and were the result of environmental pollution, poverty and bad housing.

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These were the most popular form of housing in 19th- and 20th-century Glasgow, and remain the most common form of dwelling in Glasgow y: Scotland. Annexed Burghs: archives of the burghs and other areas annexed to the city in the 19th century There is also a large quantity of records covering the other functions of the city including fire brigade, housing, transport, police, water supply, health services, licensing, parks, galleries and museums, gas and electricity and telephones.

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In. For smaller towns and more rural areas, the directories continued to be published privately way into the 19th and sometimes even the 20th century. However, for larger towns and cities they would soon be published by the Post Office, with the first volume for Edinburgh being issued in and for Glasgow in The purpose of this paper is to explore how comprehensive the management of common repairs in the nineteenth-century urban housing in Edinburgh is in the European context.

The city experienced a variety of approaches since the s to repairs of exposed decorative elements and the envelope, whose condition is exacerbated by inappropriate Cited by: 2.The Context of Thomas Annan’s Photographs of ‘Old’ Glasgow.

In the mid 19th century Glasgow was ‘the second city of Empire’. While in it had a population of approximatelyby the mid s this had almost tripled to just underLife expectancy in the slums plummeted.