Charles Booth Online Archive

Alternative Title: 
Charles Booth and the survey into life and labour in London (1886-1903)

A searchable resource giving access to archive material from the Booth collections of the British Library of Political and Economic Science (the original records from Booth's Inquiry into the Life and Labour of the People in London from 1886-1903) and the University of London Library (the Booth family papers from 1799 to 1967).

The Charles Booth Online Archive allows users to search the catalogue of original notebooks, view poverty maps of London (complete with modern equivilent, search a digital version of the Maps Descriptive of London Poverty, 1898-9, and view complete digital images of the 31 "police notebooks" from the survey.

Spatial Coverage: 
United Kingdom

Primarily HTML

Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet.