What Was London like in the 1880s?


In the 1880s, most working class people stayed in two roomed houses and more than half the population never left the city. The society was oligarchic and only a small number of people were allowed to vote and lower class people were mostly shunned by society. 80% of London’s population was working class and In order to be considered middle class you had to have at least one servant.
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