This is a town in northern England and is known as a coal mining center.
This was on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and used to put coal onto barges from the coal mining town.
The Brookers' Boardinghouse
This was the place in which the author stayed for several weeks, filthy and crowded.
This was the collective system of benefits for the unemployed in England.
This was an area of major concern for the author who found the worker often lived in substandard conditions.
Rents and Rates
These were the two costs of housing, one paid to a landlord and another paid to the local coffers.
This was the method by which a mine's output was measured against employee costs.
This is a system in which everyone does his fair share and receives his fair share.
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