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Key Dates
Dates in the development of Stoke-on-Trent.
Plus: Sociological developments in Great Britain of poor law, factory conditions, education, health, education....


An overview of Stoke-on-Trent
Why pottery in Stoke-on-Trent? Background information to the geography and growth of the area.


Health in Stoke-on-Trent
Was it good to live here in the 1800's? Information on public health, the pottery workers, causes of disease and legislation.


Housing of The Potteries
Housing for the upper, middle and working classes. Living conditions and details of overcrowding.

The Census Returns

The census returns provide useful information on the living conditions, overcrowding and occupation of the population.