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The London Underworld in the Victorian Period
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Prostitutes Prostitution in London.--By Bracebridge Hemyng Seclusives, or those that Live in Private Houses and Apartments Board Lodgers Those who live in Low Lodging Houses Sailors' Women Soldiers' Women Thieves' Women Park Women The Dependants of Prostitutes Bawds Followers of Dress Lodgers Keepers of Accommodation Houses Procuresses, Pimps, and Panders Fancy-men Bullies Clandestine Prostitutes Female Operatives Maid-Servants Ladies of Intrigue and Houses of Assignation Cohabitant Prostitutes Narrative of a Gay Woman Criminal Returns Traffic in Foreign Women Thieves and Swindlers.--By John Binny Introduction Sneaks, or Common Thieves Stealing from Street-Stalls Stealing from the Tills Stealing from the Doors and Windows of Shops Stealing from Children Child Stripping Stealing from Drunken Persons Stealing Linen, &c. Robberies from Carts Stealing Lead from House-tops, Copper from Kitchens, &c. Robberies by False Keys Robberies by Lodgers Robberies by Servants Area and Lobby Sneaks Stealing by Lifting Windows, &c. Attic or Garret Thieves A Visit to the Rookery of St. Giles Narrative of a London Sneak Pickpockets and Shoplifters Omnibus Pickpockets Railway Pickpockets Shoplifters A Visit to the Thieves' Dens in Spitalfields Narrative of a Pickpocket Horse and Dog Stealers Horse Stealing Dog Stealing Highway Robbers A Ramble among the Thieves' Dens in the Borough Housebreakers and Burglars Narrative of a Burglar Narrative of another Burglar Prostitute Thieves The Prostitutes of the Haymarket Hired Prostitutes Park Women Soldiers' Women Sailors' Women Felonies on the River Thames The Mudlarks Sweeping Boys Sellers of Small Wares Labourers on Board Ship, &c. Dredgemen or Fishermen Smuggling Felonies by Lightermen The River Pirates Narrative of a Mudlark Receivers of Stolen Property Dolly Shops Pawnbrokers, &c. Narrative of a Returned Convict Coining Forgers Bank Notes Cheques Forged Acceptance Forged Wills Cheats Embezzlers Magsmen, or Sharpers The Card Tricks Skittles Thimble and Pea The Lock Swindlers Beggars and Cheats.--By Andrew Halliday Introduction Origin and History of the Poor Laws Statistics of the Poor Laws Report of the Poor Law Board (1860) Street Beggars in 1816 Mendicant Pensioners Begging-Letter Writers in 1816 Mendicity Society A Deserving Case Another An Imposter Another Imposter A Well-Educated Beggar Begging-Letter Writers Decayed Gentlemen Broken-down Trademen Distressed Scholar The Kaggs Family Advertising Begging-Letter Writers Ashamed Beggars The Swell Beggar Clean Family Beggars Naval and Military Beggars Turnpike Sailor Street Campaigners Foreign Beggars The French Beggar Destitute Poles Hindoo Beggars Negro Beggars Disaster Beggars A Shipwrecked Mariner Blown-up Miners Burnt-out Tradesmen Lucifer Droppers Bodily Afflicted Beggars Seventy years a Beggar Having swollen Legs Cripples A Blind Beggar Beggars subject to Fits Being in a Decline "Shallow Coves" Famished Beggars The Choking Dodge The Offal-Eater Petty Trading Beggars An Author's Wife Dependants of Beggars Referees Distressed Operative Beggars Starved-out Manufacturers Unemployed Agriculturists and Frozen-out Gardeners Hand-loom Weavers, &c.

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