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Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford and Genteel Poverty- Victorian Musings

The Benthamites Manage the Poor: The New Poor Law

             The New Poor law of 1834 “represented a Malthusian challenge to the eighteenth-century policy of providing allowances to men whose earnings were insufficient to support their families.” 624 more words

Remove the Garden State Parkway Tolls NOW!

You know they won’t. Not now. The state is too broke and Murphy would never push for it.

But Phil, we’re better than this, remember? 299 more words


Galentine's Reading Recommendations 💖

First thing first, Happy Galentine’s Day (and Happy Pancake Day – what a great combination)! You may remember that Mim picked out a few of her fave female friendship focused reads last year… 701 more words


Holy Angels, High Street, Cranford

A replacement for two earlier churches on the main Bath Road. This church is in the centre of the village, designed by Norman Haines and built in 1970. 40 more words

London Borough Of Hounslow

Spills: Let There Be Light

What in the world are spills?

A British dictionary published in 1855 defined a spill as “A strip of paper rolled up to light a lamp or cigar.” The word loosely derives from “spile,” a small wooden peg. 834 more words

Mansion Musings

Cranford Election Results 2017


Township committee

Two will serve three-year terms.

Patrick Giblin (D) — 4,157

Jean-Albert Maisonneuve (D) — 3,728

Andis Kalnins (R) — 3,452

Richard Buontempo (R) — 3,435… 77 more words