Joseph H. Armitage in Hunslet, Leeds - 1914, at night

from The Twenty-three years, or the late way of life, page 55:

The sight of drunken men staggering about in the street was quite common, especially at night and at week ends [sic].This is hardly surprising when all licensed houses were open from 6A.M. until 12 o’clock midnight. The best beer was only two pence [.]


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cite as

Joseph H. Armitage, The Twenty-three years, or the late way of life. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:15, p. 55. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Hunslet, Leeds


Joseph H. Armitage
unskilled itinerant labourer

Listening to

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unspecified hymn singing performed by Salvation Army

Experience Information

Date/Time 1914, at night
Medium live

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:44:37 +0100
Approved on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:24:09 +0100