A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010  De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire     www.londonlives.org This new website will provide access, using an integrated search facility, to primary sources containing 240,000 pages of manuscripts sources, and 3.2 million names, reflecting the history of eighteenth-century London. It includes the …

Louise Falcini – Washerwomen, Laundresses, Barbers and Boot Blacks: the Business of Cleanliness

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Louise Falcini Washerwomen, Laundresses, Barbers and Boot Blacks: the Business of Cleanliness Filth and dirt were synonymous with eighteenth century London. However it was this metropolitan grime that afforded many working Londoners the opportunity to gain …