At the Precipice of Poverty: A Croydon Chronicle

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Janus Publishing Company Lim, 2001 - Boxers (Sports) - 250 pages
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This is the story of life in a street in Croydon in 1907. It is also the story of a young man's dream - to leave that street with all its violence, drunkenness and poverty behind, and to give his parents a better life.
 

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Contents

The Move to Wilford Road
1
Trouble in Forster Road
28
The Killing of a Best Friend
52
The Vicars Daughter
76
Death from Lockjaw
95
Tales from the workhouse
115
In the infirmary
141
The final fight
163
Corrosive poisoning
193
The final journey
220
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