Housing being demolished while people are still living in them, Liverpool, 1946

Despite its appearance, this is not WWII and that isn't damage from the blitz. The year is 1946 and the mother and child are residents of Canterbury Street, living in tenements being demolished while they are still occupied.

Thurston Hopkins: Liverpool Slums, November 1956 A woman washing her face over a basin in her rundown Liverpool home

Picture Post pioneer Thurston Hopkins hits 100 - in pictures

Thurston Hopkins-A woman washing her face over a basin in her rundown Liverpool home. 1956 Thurston Hopkins A woman washing her face over a basin in her rundown Liverpool home.

Clayton Street, Liverpool, 1933

In pictures: Old Liverpool photos transformed into colour

The sun just makes it into their old Liverpool courtyard. 3rd April 1939

Flashback: Secrets of Merseyside’s workhouses

Anarchy: Nick Hedges captures the face of young boy living in poverty, standing in a deserted street in Toxteth, Liverpool in 1969, with dirt smeared over his face

Can you believe how we used to live just 40 years ago?

Street scene in an inner-city slum area. Toxteth, Liverpool, March Photo by Nick Hedges.

LIVERPOOL CITY MISSION FIVE RAGGED CHILDREN MGC018790.jpg

At the beginning of Victorian times, children without rich parents would be working, often when still very young.

Old Liverpool. My maternal Great Great Grandmother was Liverpool Irish.

‘Liverpool slums’, 4 March Bishop Marshall, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL More On This Day photographs A photograph of people standing between two terraces in a.

As part of Shelters 50th anniversary, the housing and homelessness charity is searching for the people behind the pictures and is urging Liverpool residents to help identify family or friends. Pictures taken by documentary photographer Nick Hedges 1969-1971

Stunning pictures reveal all sides of life in 60s Liverpool

As part of Shelters anniversary, the housing and homelessness charity is searching for the people behind the pictures and is urging Liverpool residents to help identify family or friends. Pictures taken by documentary photographer Nick Hedges

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