District Handbook Ratepayers' Guide and Almanack


Cat No.:   GB0601:

For Bowes Park, Palmers Green, Southgate, Winchmore Hill, New Southgate in 1911

This little book is bursting full of information. It contains essays on the problems of unemployment; the charitable work carried out for the poor and destitute, children, animals, insane and more, which provide an insight into views at the time. It also has details such as the postage regulations, local adverts, lists of official persons, voting and population statistics and notes about the state of Middlesex county compared to the rest of the country, such as; next to the West Riding of Yorkshire Middlesex has the least pauperism in the country. There is a section on salaries listing the earnings of every government employee from Gardeners to Clerks. Lists of societies, sports teams and other entertainment. It also contains a large Historical Notes section.

This is a handbook explaining the whole workings, services and expenditure of government in Middlesex in 1911. A great way to piece together what it was really like to live in Middlesex at this time.

Includes a fold out map of the long gone tramway system.

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