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If London Were Like New York (1902)

“If London Were Like New York: A Peek At The Metropolis After The American Invasion” from Harmsworth’s Magazine (The London Magazine), February 1902. For the purpose of this article the gentle reader of the “London Magazine” will kindly consider himself or herself living in the year of grace 1907. The American invaders, having captured the …

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The Worst Street in London

The following article, written by Frederick A. McKenzie, was published in the Daily Mail on 16 July 1901 Where our Criminals are Trained. Dorset Street, Spitalfields, has recently sprung into undesired notoriety. Here we have a place which boasts of an attempt at murder on an average once a month, of a murder in every …

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Promenades through London: Kensington

The shape of the borough of Kensington was likened to a man’s leg and foot in a top-boot, being bordered on the west by Uxbridge Road Station, Addiston Road Station and West Brompton to Chelsea Station; the Brompton Cemetery being the heel, the sole as Fulham Road and Walton Street, and the pointed toe being …

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