Source 1B shows minutes of the evidence
given to a Select Committee of the House of Lords in July 1890. They were considering
the Glasgow Police Bill. The evidence is from Mr William Mitchell, the vice-chairman
of the Glasgow School Board.
Study the document and answer the
1. How many families
lived in the 55 tenements Mr Mitchell described?
2. How many people
lived in these tenements?
3. How many privies were provided for
the residents of the tenements?
4. On average, how many privies
were provided for every one hundred people?
5. In what condition
were the privies, according to Mr Mitchell?
to House of Lords Select Committee on the Glasgow Police Bill, 1890, Glasgow City
Libraries and Archives - A3/1/130