Useful sources of information relevant to George Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, 1862

Elaine Slingsby has a fascinating Pinterest site
Victorian photographs here
Rare, early photographs here. Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn are stunningly beautiful.

Hidden London
London Lives

19C Guidebooks to London
Cunningham, Peter: Handbook of London, Past and Present, 1850, J Murray, London
Mogg’s New Picture of London; or Stranger’s Guide to the British Metropolis, 1848
Cruchley’s London in 1865: A Handbook for Strangers
Routledge: Popular Guide to London, 1873
Black’s Guide to London and its environs, 1882

pitalfields Life
London Historians

Old Maps:
The Hunthouse:


Useful websites
London Remembers – a listing of all the memorials in London
British History Online

The Metadyne Website
The Conservation Area Audit
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Collage – the London Picture Archive
Charles Booth’s London



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