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The Old Centre of Croydon: Victorian Decay and Redevelopment

  • R. C. W. Cox
Part of the Problems in Focus Series book series

Abstract

Some Victorian towns, like Middlesbrough, Crewe and Barrow-in-Furness, were new; others developed from older and smaller settlements that had grown up around church and market place. As these long-established places expanded, their well-to-do inhabitants moved out and settled in healthier, more select localities. The properties they vacated were then occupied by poorer people who lived there in conditions of ever-increasing overcrowding.

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References and Notes on Text

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    J. O. Pelton, Relics of Old Croydon (1891);Google Scholar

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© Alan Everitt, R. C. W. Cox, Michael Laithwaite, D. M. Palliser, Alan Rogers, W. B. Stephens, John Whyman 1973

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