The million-peopled city

Garwood, John

1853

RECENTLY PUBLISHED
BY WERTHEIM AND MACINTOSH, 24, PATERNOSTER-ROW, LONDON.
In Two Vols., neatly bound in Cloth, price 10s. 6d., Allerton and Dreux: or, the War of Opinion. By the Author of " A Rhyming Chronicle." The following are selected from the Notices of the Press:
"'Allerton and Dreux' is a story of domestic life, which has not a little surprised us by the ability manifested, alike in the conception and in the delineation of character. The author possesses also a considerable fund of humour, which flows from him without an effort, as if it was the natural train into which his thoughts fall."
--Critic. " We have been much interested in these volumes: the characters are well and naturally drawn, and the attention of the reader is not suffered to flag."-
Church of England Magazine.
In small 8vo., neatly bound, cloth, lettered, price 2s. 6d., Israel Hartmann, as Youth, Husband, and Orphan Schoolmaster. A Biography, from his Diary and Letters. Translated from the German by Mrs. THOMPSON. With a Prefatory Notice by the Rev. ROBERT BICKERSTETH, Rector of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields, London. Contents: Youthful Days-Home, Fireside-Profession and Home at Ludwigsburg-The Father and Son-Friendship and Christian Fellowship-The Time of his Age, and Blessed End. "This very beautiful and interesting memoir describes the life and opinions of a pious German layman, whose long and virtuous career of usefulness came to a close at the beginning of the present century. The religious character of his mind appears to have been derived from the Pietistic movement. We have been charmed with the perusal of this most interesting description of a phase of spiritual life, and commend this volume to our readers' attention."-English Review.
In small 8vo., neatly bound and lettered, price 3s. 6d., Quiet Moments: A Four Weeks' Course of Thoughts and Meditations before Evening Prayer; and for Noonday and Sunset. By Lady CHARLOTTE-MARIA PEPYS. * * To each Meditation is added Questions for Self-Exami- nation and a Prayer.
In small 8vo., neatly bound in cloth, price 5s., Visits to Female Prisoners at Home and Abroad. Edited by MATILDA WRENCH. " This volume will be very interesting to all who are engaged in any branch of this good work: all such may derive much useful information and great encouragement from its contents, while it is calculated to extend the interest already felt in the great cause of female reclamation."- Bickersteth's Weekly Visitor.
In small 8vo., neatly bound and lettered, price 2s., Money and its Influence. A Tale, translated from the German by a Lady.
"We, with pleasure, introduce this work to our readers, as the story possesses considerable interest."-Gentleman's Magazine.
" A very interesting and well-written tale, exhibiting the hardening influence of riches, and the good use to which they may be applied. The moral of this tale is excellent."-English Review.
" This very interesting story of domestic life is beautifully told, and is imbued with religious feeling throughout. The translation of ' Money and its Influence' is gracefully executed; and the story deserves to be extensively read for its intrinsic merit. By the way, in subject and treatment, the book is admirably adapted for school and parochial lending libraries." -Illustrated London News. Second Edition, with Map of Africa, and additional matter. Price 2s.,
Good Out of Evil; or, The History of Adjai, the African Slave Boy: being the Authentic Biography of the Rev. S. CROWTHER, Native Church Missionary in Abbeokuta, West Africa. Revised by himself. By A. T. C. Edited by the Rev. C. F. CHILDE, M.A., Principal of the Church Missionary College, and Evening Lecturer of St. Mary's, Islington.
In square 16mo., Second Edition, with a beautiful coloured Frontis- piece (prepared expressly for this edition), price 2s.,
The Child's Preacher; or, the Gospel taught to Children in very Simple Language. By the Hon. and Rev. LOWTHER BARRINGTON, M.A., Rector of Watton, Herts. The especial object of this volume is to interest Children in the great truths of revealed religion, by explaining them in a manner and in language readily understood. The Contents are thus arranged:-The Book-The Image-The Garden- The Lie-The Consequence-The Promise-The Everlasting Word-The Seed-The Search-Our Example-The Har- binger-The Lamb-The Vain Assault-The Call.
In 18mo., illustrated by a beautiful coloured Engraving (expressly prepared for this work), price 1s. 6d.,
Little Annie; or, Is Church Time a Happy Time? The MS. of this little work-being an endeavour to interest children in the Services of the Church-underwent the review of the late Rev. Edward Bickersteth, of Watton.
In small 8vo., neatly bound and lettered, with a Frontispiece, price 2s.,
The Cottage by the Lake; or, the Wilmer Family. Translated from the German. By MATILDA WRENCH. In paper cover, 3s., or in cloth, lettered, 4s. 6d.,
Bible Cartoons, for the School and the Cottage. " The idea of this publication is a good one, ably realized. The price will enable the Cartoons to find their way into every school, and many a cottage."-Northampton Mercury. In small 8vo., Fifth Edition, enlarged, price 4s. 6d.,
The Jew. By the Author of " Both One in Christ." ** This work was written with a view to the interests of the Church of Christ; and is intended to remove certain misconceptions and misunderstandings which have interfered with the spread of the Gospel among God's ancient people.
Gleanings from British and Irish Ecclesiastical History. By the Hon. BARBARA BEDFORD. One vol., crown 8vo. With an original Engraving of the Martyrdom of St. Alban, &c. Cloth, 5s. 6d. " The writer's aim has been merely to select from the best authors those facts connected with the early Church history of
England, and our sister island, which it is desirable for every intelligent person to be conversant with. The contents of the volume range from the first introduction of Christianity into both England and
Ireland
, down to the period of the death of King Henry the Eighth."
Blots on the Escutcheon of Rome: A Brief History of the Chief Papal Persecutions. By Six PROTESTANT LADIES. Edited by Miss CHRISTMAS, Author of " Glendearg Cottage," &c. With an Introduction by the Rev. HUGH STOWELL, M.A., Hon. Canon of Chester, &c., &c. Price 7s. 6d. cloth. CONTENTS.-Introduction, pp. 52. Part 1.-Sketch of the History of the Inquisition, in Seven Chapters, pp. 156. Part 2.-The Bohemian Persecution, by Miss SELBY Cop- PARD. The Marian Persecution, by Mrs. HENRY DESHON. The Massacre of St. Bartholomew, by Mrs. W. SMITH. The Exiles of Zillerthal, by Z., pp. 110. Part 3.-The Sufferings of the French Protestants, under Louis XIV. In Eight Chapters. By Miss CHRISTMAS, pp. 68. With an Appendix. " We are exceedingly pleased with this volume. The events of which it treats are ' great facts,' authentic matters of his- tory, and therefore most powerful in their bearing upon the character of Rome, as a corrupt and persecuting Church. Mr. Stowell's introduction, it is superfluous to add, couches the soundest truth in language of the most stirring eloquence. We would warmly recommend this work to the notice of our readers. Winter evenings are approaching, and this is one of the books which family circles may have read aloud for mutual edification."- Weekly Visitor. ** The authenticity of all the Historical Facts narrated in this volume renders it a valuable addition to every library, whether private or parochial.
The Child's Book of Homilies. By HELEN TAY- LOR. Second Edition, cloth, gilt, 1s. 6d. ** In family instruction this book will be found very useful.
Clara Eversham: or, the Life of a School Girl. A Narrative founded upon Fact. By HARRIET D'OYLEY HOWE. With four steel etchings. 2s. cloth "A pretty story, prettily told, and prettily illustrated."- .Ecclesiastical Gazette.
The Folded Lamb: Memorials of an Infant Son. By his MOTHER. With a Preface, by his Father, the Rev. G. A. ROGERS, Regent-square Church. With a Portrait. Second Edition. Sixth thousand. 2s. 6d.
Sermons on some of the Levitical Types. By HORATIO JAMES, M.A., Vicar of Sheepshed, near Lough- borough. Fcap. 8vo., cloth lettered, price 4s. 6d. By the same Author,
The Description and Fall of the Mystical Babylon. In a Course of Nine Lectures on Rev. xvii. and xviii. Also, The Character and Doom of the Man of Sin. Two Lectures on 2 Thess. ii. 4s.
A Series of Questions on the Four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles; also on Terms used in the Book of Common Prayer, and on the more Important Articles of the Church of England. By the Rev. W. CRABTREE, Rector of Checkendon, Oxon. Price 1s.
Lucy Ashford. A Story for Children. With an Engraving. 1s. 6d. 18mo., cloth. " This is an interesting tale, which we very readily recom- mend to our younger readers. It will both amuse and instruct them."-Church of England Magazine.
A Picture of Grace; or, the True Friend. A Scripture Narrative illustrative of Gospel Truth. By the Rev. G. MANSFIELD, A.B., Incumbent of St. Peter's, Saffron-hill, London. Second Edition. Fcap. 8vo., 2s. CONTENTS.-The direct teaching of the narrative-The condition of man left to himself-Man in a worse state still- The Law-Our first hope-The Levite-The Samaritan-The first blessings of the Gospel-The sinner raised out of the dust-A Christian in the world-The promised return- Conclusion.
Maude Bolingbroke. A Roman Catholic Story. By EMMA JANE, Author of "Alice Cuninghame," &c., &c. Cloth lettered, 5s. * * This narrative elucidates in a striking manner the corrupt doctrine and practice of the
Church of Rome"
, and is written in a very pleasing manner.
Christian Duties in the Closet. By the Rev. ROBERT MEEK, Rector of Sutton Bonnington, -Notts, Author of "The Mutual Recognition of Glorified Saints," &c., &c. Also, by the same Author, and uniform with the above, price 2s. 6d., The Time of Affliction. "Devout, evangelical, judicious. Well calculated to lead those who suffer under visitations of providential chastise- ments to a saving knowledge of the truth as it is in Jesus, or to confirm them therein."-Christian Times. " This charming little book will be received, whenever it is introduced in the circles of sorrow, as an alleviation beyond all praise."-Cheltenham Paper.
Scripture Portions; with Prayers for Invalids. By ELIZABETH MARIA LLOYD. 1s., in stiff covers; 1s. 6d., in cloth, lettered.
The Pilgrim's Handbook; or, Counsel and Comfort for the Wayfarers of Zion. Set forth by a PILGRIM. With Ornamental Title-page, cloth, 5s. 6d. In this volume will be found plain directions, wise counsels, and sure comforts, left by those who have gone before on pilgrimage, and have now " entered into their rest." This is done by selections upon the following points:-The Pilgrim's Confession and prayer-The Pilgrim's Song-The Christian Pilgrim - Confession-Repentance - Faith-Truth-Love- Scripture - Prayer -Humility- Contentment- Affliction- Age-Time-Death-Eternity-Heaven-Conclusion. To the above is prefixed, a Brief History of the Holy Order of the Pilgrims of Zion, and Notice to Travellers.
Popery and Jesuitism at Rome in the Nineteenth Century, with Remarks on their Influence in England. In Twenty Letters. By L. DESANCTIS, D.D., late Parish Priest of the Madellena at Rome, Professor of Theology, and official Theological Censor of the Inquisition, now Minister of the Reformed Italian Church at Geneva. 3s.
Sunday and the Sabbath; or, the Reasons for Identifying the Lord's-day of the Apostles, with the Sabbath of Moses. By the Rev. W. H. JOHNSTONE. Is. 6d.
This object is in collection Subject Temporal Permanent URL
ID:
ks65hp537
To Cite:
DCA Citation Guide    EndNote
Usage:
Detailed Rights
View all images in this book
 Title Page
 Preface
Chapter I: Criminal and Destitute London Juveniles, or the Ragged School Class
Criminal and Destitute London Juveniles, or the Ragged School Class
A distinct Class from Adult Thieves
Their extreme Youth, and sometimes Childhood
Great Severity of British, as compared with French, Law on Juvenile Offenders
Their especial Claim, when resident in London
Their supposed Numbers
The Classes from which they are drawn
The Training for Crime which they receive
Their Gradations in Proficiency
Importance of Missionary Operations among this Class
The Ragged School Movement
The Connexion of the Ragged schools with the Operations of the London City Mission
Ragged Schools in an especial manner free from the Difficulties of Difference of Creed and Interference with the Duties of Parents
Early Approaches to the Ragged School System
The first Ragged School in Lonon, as established in 'the Old Stable' at Westminster
The Report of this School, as printed by Order of the House of Commons
Mr. Charles Dicken's Account of the Plot of Ground on which this School stood, called 'The Devil's Acre'
Letter of the Children of this School to the City Missionary
New Pye-street Girls' School, April 10, 1843
Dickens's narrative of Emigrants from this School
The Field-lane ragged School described, as a second Illustration of these Institutions
Description of the adjacent notorious 'Thieves' Houses'
Formation of the School
Dickens's Narrative of different Visits to this School, and of the Improvements effected in the interim
Narrative of a Visit to this School, from 'Chambers's Edinburgh Journal'
This School first interested Lord Shaftesbury in the 'Movement'
Erection of a New Schoolroom with a large Dormitory
Review of the subsequent Progress of London Ragged Schools to the present Time
Industrial Schools
Refuges
Emigration
Sergeant Adams's Eulogy of the Efforts of Ragged School Teachers
Three Cases of Usefulness from the Ragged School Union Magazine
Case of Usefulness reported to the Author by a Clergyman
Two other Cases of Usefulness from the 'London City Mission Magazine'
The Shoe-blacks a most remarkable Illustration of the Success of the Efforts made to benefit this Class
Broomers, and how they might be made to cleanse London
Messengers
Steppers and Ragged Nursery
Comparison of the Expenses of Schools and Prisons
The especial Claims of Girls
Voluntary Effort, and that by the Masses, rather than Government Aid, to be especially rested on
Appointment of a Missionary by the London City Mission
Importance of Increased Exertions, in order to bring the whole of this Class under Ragged School Instrution
Concluding Remarks
Chapter II: Greenwich and Chelsea Pensioners
Greenwich and Chelsea Pensioners
Greenwich and Chelsea Hospitals fit Adornments to the two Shores of England's Metropolis
Greenwich Hospital
The Pensioners
Their Ages
Their Present Number
The Yearly Deaths
The Infirmary for the Sick and Dying
Religious and moral Character of the Pensioners, and Providsion made for their Instruction
The Pensioners not allowed to marry, and the bad Effects of this Rule
The Royal Hospital Schools
Law Agency in a peculiar manner important with these Men
The London City Mission, the only Agency of this Character in the Hospital
Need of a Second Paid Lay Visitor
Description of the Meeting of Pensioners held daily by the Missionary
Striking Cases of Usefulness among the Pensioners by this Agency
In A.D. 1851
In A.D. 1852
In A.D. 1853
Case of Usefulness among Out-pensioners, from the Scripture Readers' Association 'Occasional paper'
Chelsea Hospital
Its Origin
Nell Gwynne's Grant of the Building
Number of In-pensioners admitted
Their Character
Out-pensioners
The Pensioners' Opinions of the late Duke of Wellington, and of Lying-in-State
The Crowds of the Public who assembled to see the Spectacle
Number of Out-pensioners in different Years, according to the Prevalence of Peace or War
The immense Cost of the Pensioners to the nation, even at the Present Day
The Hotel des Invalides in Paris, established before Chelsea Hospital in London, and a Standing Army established in France before its Establishment in Enbland
How the Disabled and Aged Soldier was previously supported in this Country
The College was not completed till the Revolution
The Interest of William the Third and Fourth in the College
The College is for Invalids also
Ages of the Pensioners
Number of Deaths annually
The Burial-ground of Chelsea Hospital, and its Remarkable Epitaphs
Burial Registers
The Funeral of a Pensioner described
Flags and Trophies recently removed from St. Paul's Cathedral to Chelsea Hospital
Specimens of Certificates of Service given to Pensioners on their Admission to the College by their Commanding Officers
The Clasps worn by Pensioners to denote the Number of Battles in which they have engaged
Guard kept at the College in Military Style
Foreigners and different Creeds among the Pensioners
The heavy Manner in which Time hangs on their Hands
Cards, &c. introduced by the Authorities of the College to remedy this
Library, and its Defects
Gardening introduced by Lord John Russell
These Gardens were the former famed Ranelagh
Great Abuses in the Management of Chelsea Hospital abolished by Lord John Russell
Regulations as to Marriage more favourable to Morals at Chelsea than at Greenwich
The Royal Military Asylum for Boys
The Wellington Fund now raising for the Children of Officers
Gratitude of the Pensioners for Religious Instruction, and their Visit to City Missionaries, when the latter had been ill
Their Interest in Religious Tracts
Their Desire of Further Instruction
Number of Out-pensioners resident in the Metropolis
Facilities for, and Importance of, Benefitting these Men
Extracts from the Reports of a Missionary of the London City Mission
The especial Claims which Pensioners present on the Christian Benevolence of the Nation, and not of the Inhabitants of London only
Thankfulness for Peace
Immense Cost of War as compared with the Insignificant Amount which would now add greatly to their Comfort, and promote their Best Interests
Danger of Delay with Men so Aged
Chapter III: The London Cab-Driver
The London Cab-Driver
The Introduction of Coaches into London in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth
The riding Horses in previous Use
Coaches when introduced only by the very Highest Class of Society, and regarded as an effeminacy
On other Classes beginning the use of Coaches, the higher Classes continued to add to the Number of the Horses by which their Coaches were drawn, in order to retain a Superiority
The Introduction of Hackney Coaches kept at Inns, in the Reign of James I
Hackney Coach-stands in the Public Streets established
These Prohibited by the Proclamations of succeeding Kings, but in vain
The Two Centuries of Hackney-coach continuance
The Last Days of London Hackney-coaches
The Cabriolets of Paris
Their subsequent Introduction in London
The immense Increase in their Number during the Twenty Years of their Existence
Their present Number
The Cab-driver
The extensive Use of London Cabs on Sundays, and its injurious Effects on the Drivers
The Extortion complained of in Cabmen
The unlicensed Driver, and the extreme Depravity of this Class
Cab-drivers as a Body exposed to unjust Odium
Recent Alteration in the System of Licensing, and its Effects
Great Difference in the Character of London Cab-stands
The Waterman
First Efforts for the Religious Welfare of Cabmen as a Body, as made by the London City Mission
A Missionary appointed by that Society to visit them, and his Great Success
A Second Missionary appointed, but soon discontinued, through want of Funds for his Support
Cases recorded of his Usefulness
The Emigration of the First Missionary, and the Appointment of his Successor, with Review of his Efforts and Success
Cases of Usefulness recorded by the Cab Missionary of the London City Mission, last Year
Chapter IV: The London Omnibus Man
The London Omnibus Man
The Introduction of Omnibuses into London, and their previous Establishment in Paris
The Enterprise of Mr. Shillibeer, in starting Omnibuses in the English Metropolis, the Difficulties he encountered, and his subsequent Ruin
The Paris and London Omnibuses of the present day compared
The constant Litigation between the Proprietors of London Omnibuses after Mr. Shillibeer's Failure, and the consequent Establishment of large Omnibus Companies for the sake of Mutual Protection
The Immense Amount of the Capital and Annual Expenditure of the London Omnibus Trade
The vast Sums of Money spent by the London Population in Omnibus Riding
The Large Amount of Revenue which London Omnibuses produce to the Government
The very small Number of Omnibuses in the remainder of England, as compared with the Number in London
The almost incredible Length of Distance traversed periodically by the London Omnibuses
The constant Increase in the Number of London Omnibuses
The Metropolitan Omnibus Traffic greater in the Number of Passengers than the Metropolitan Railway Traffic
The Condition of the London Omnibus Men, and their present Numbers
Their Sunday Occupation in the Metropolis of a professedly Christian Country scarcely less than on Week-days, and sometimes greater, while an Extreme Amount of Toil is imposed on them during the Week
Lord Shaftesbury's Testimony of the Success of an Omnibus Proprietor who Discontinued Sunday Work
Testimonies as to the Toil of Omnibus-men from the Early Closed Association
From an Occasional paper of the Church Pastoral-Aid Society
From the Rev. J. T. Baylee's 'Statistics and Facts in reference to the Lord's-day'
Extract from 'Silverpen' as to the Wives and Families of Omnibus Servants
Medical Testimony as to the Injury of Labour so hard on the Constitution of the Men
Testimonies given to Mr. Mayhew as to the Severity of the Labour, by a Driver, a Conductor, and a Time-keeper
Their Wages
Their Temptations to Drink
Their Temptations to Embezzlement
Urgent Appeal as to the Heathenism of so Large a Body of Men
Reference to the Efforts of the London City Mission, in a Pamphlet entitled 'The Omnibus Men of London'
Recent Efforts of Omnibus Servants themselves to Improve their Condition
The Grand Junction Omnibus Comopany
The Introduction of Omnibuses has brought more together the different Parts of London
Concluding Appeal
Chapter V: The Irish of London
The Irish of London
Their Numbers
Their Country and their Race
St. Patrick
Subsequent Wars
Conquest of Ireland by Henry II, and its subsequent Oppression by the English
The Reformation in Ireland
The Protestant Colony of Ulster Established
The Battle of the Boyne, and its Consequences
The Union
Remarkable Increase of Population in Ireland during the close of the 18th and the commencement of the 19th Centuries
The pleasing Peculiarities in the irish Character
Their Hospitality
Their strong Natural Affection
The Native irish Poor more virtuous than the English Poor
Even the Good Qualities of the Irish cause them especially to need Faithful and Judicious Counsel and Visitation
Their Claim as Immigrants into, to them, a Strange Land
The Excellences of the Irish Character are beheld in London in their rudest form
How Popery has Marred and Debased the Irish Character
The Irish have been made thereby Idle
They have no Proper Feeling of Independence
Their Disloyalty
Their Spirit of Persecution and Hatred to Protestants
The Irish of London require 100 Missionaries or Scripture-readers, in order that the Gospel may be brought to their Abodes
The same Agency, for the effecting the same Results, is what is especially required for the Irish of London
Cardinal Wiseman's recent Denunciation of this Agency in London
Soundness of Protestant Feeling among the English working-classes
'The testimony of no single missionary is materially different'
The Persecution which the recent London Converts have had to endure
General Expectations of Irish Romanists that Ireland will soon become a Protestant, and England a Popish Country
The Causes of the Extensive Immigration of Irish to London in Recent Years
The better Class of Poor emigrate from Ireland to America, and the worst Class to London
The Divisions of the Irish of London into Cockneys and Grecians
The Irish of London, as divided into Connaught and Munster Men
Immigration of Immoral Irish Women
The Numbers of the Irish of London who can read English and Irish respectively estimated
Irish Protestants possess more Scriptual Knowledge than English Protestants
Extreme Ignorance on Scriptural Subjects of Irish Romanists, illustrated by Examples
The Irish, on arriving in London, rapidly lose their previous Religious Habits
London considered by the Irish as an Infidel City, in which, without Loss of Character, they may live in the Neglect of all Religious Observances
The Prevalence of Drunkness among the Irish and English compared
The Rookeries are the Parts of London in which the Irish Chiefly dwell
The Occupations of the Irish of London
Especial Suitableness of Irish Scripture-readers and Misisonaries for Irish Districts and the more Especial Facilities with which they may be obtained
Future Hopes
 Recently Published