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This website was produced by the research project 'People in Place', in collaboration with the Centre for Metropolitan History at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR). It was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (project number 16429). Special thanks are due to Olwen Myhill of the Centre for Metropolitan History and the Institute's webmaster, Martin Cook, who made this website possible.


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The help of all those who have assisted with the text and the illustrations of this website is gratefully acknowledged. The text was written by Vanessa Harding with contributions and information from Phil Baker, Matthew Davies, Mark Merry, Gill Newton, and Richard Smith. Papers by individual members of the project are credited to them.


Unless otherwise stated, the illustrations on this site were produced by members of the project team.


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