Talks

LODGERS AND LANDLADIES: THE FORGOTTEN WORLD OF LIFE IN ‘DIGS’, C. 1890–1920

with Ruth McManus

Rush Library

30/09/2019 at 6:30pm

This talk considers the lodging phenomenon in the city and county at the turn of the twentieth century, exploring the types of people who became lodgers, boarders and ‘paying guests’, and the popular perception of lodgers and landladies as reflected in contemporary literature and newspapers.

Booking required.