Author: Rosemary O'Donoghue
This book tells the story of the tranformation of Norwich from an agricultural county capital into a great city with industries and modern facilities. This facinating book is an insight into the lives of ordinary inhabiting the streets, terraces, courts and yards and the problems faced by an expanding population in an expanding mordernising city.
...although there was an outbreak of cholera in 1868, the threat by the Local Government Board in 1871 to force the Borough Council to improve drainage was considered 'unwarranted interference'.
...persons living next to the river ought not be taxed for water which they could take from the river..
Publisher: Larks Press