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Play street in Salford, Lancashire, c1946, via Flickr.

The 'play street' road sign is of interest as well as the 'players'. "Ring a ring of roses" looks to be being played - boys and girls - and .

A small doss-house, c.1900

I reference Paternoster in SIS. Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about per night.

The streets belong to us: Shirley Baker's 1960s Manchester – in pictures

The streets belong to us: Shirley Baker's 1960s Manchester – in pictures

Lancashire Mill Town

Cotton mill worker Alice Nelson sets out for work at the Lilac Mill in Shaw, Lancashire, January Original publication: Picture Post - 7474 - Cotton's Amazing Recovery - pub.

ENGLISH Heritage has launched a campaign to bring hundreds of disused and derelict mills in East Lancashire back into use.

ENGLISH Heritage has launched a campaign to bring hundreds of disused and derelict mills in East Lancashire back into use.

The unflagging stoicism and get-on-with-it attitude of Londoners during the war... An ominous plume of smoke rises from the Aldwych end of Drury Lane as a V-1 Flying Bomb, explodes. London, 1944

A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

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