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For example, the volumes of Narratives of the Poor in Eighteenth-Century England (Pickering and Chatto, 2006) under the general editorship of A. Levene; T. org. Accessed August 2010. 65. Hindle, ‘“Without the Cry of any Neighbours”’, p. 156. 1 Introduction There has been a great deal of recent work on the family economy of the urban poor. Economic historians, attempting to calculate standard of living indices, have long used real or estimated working-class budgets to assess expenditure patterns and purchasing power.
Nor does it include examinations made before the workhouse was erected in 1725. Destitution might have been more common than this sample suggests, since some homeless paupers might not have explicitly reported their homeless state in their examination. Only those explicitly referring to a period of destitution have been included in what follows. The 767 destitute paupers selected for analysis here, moreover, do not include paupers who were removed to St Martin’s, or apprehended, under the vagrancy laws or who were confined overnight in the parish Watch house.
King & P. Sharpe, Chronicling Poverty: The Voices and Strategies of the English Poor 1640–1840 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997), pp. 155–191. 62. An early example of this was F. McCourt, Angela’s Ashes (Harper Collins, 1996), which describes the author’s upbringing in a terrible house in a poor part of Limerick. 63. J. Styles, The Dress of the People: Everyday Fashion in Eighteenth-Century England (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007) and a special edition of Textile History 33:1, (2002) edited by S.
Accommodating Poverty: The Housing and Living Arrangements of the English Poor, c. 1600-1850 by Pamela Sharpe, Joanne McEwan