An early picture taken by the Victorian photographer Emma Johnston, showing a Mr Horn, his niece and other family and friends posing for the camera

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My family came from Spitalfields, East London around this time. Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields

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Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books, £20.

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Street Life in London: rare book of 1877 photograph series by photographer John Thomson and journalist Adolphe Smith goes on the auction block - Telegraph

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Maids 1864 - This is an exquisite photo of two young girls in service in England in 1864. See website for many additional articles on Victorian life.

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Found: Victorian Kitchen Hiding in the Basement. This is such a cool story! A must read. Worth the time.

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Secret steps and lost lanes of Whitby brought to life (From Gazette & Herald) - Arguments Yard in Whitby in the 19th Century

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