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hackney coach directory

James Quaife

hackney coach directory

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Published by Quaife in London .
Written in English


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StatementJames Quaife.
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Open LibraryOL13888275M

By the 21st century, he sees bohemian Hackney disappearing fast: artists cannot afford to rent studios, his fellow 60s adventurers are dying off. John Worboys is a convicted serial rapistknown as the Black Cab Rapist because he drove a London cab. He was convicted in March for attacks on 12 women. With thanks to Julian Lloyd from the London Library for his research.

Instead it rails entertainingly against the Olympic Delivery Authority and the council and other agents of the borough's current "regeneration". The borough is still one of the poorest in the country, with miles of council estates alongside its enclaves of period properties. With thanks to Julian Lloyd from the London Library for his research. They did communal work, housing work. The year-old hackney cab works out over half the price of a black cab or Uber.

The raw apprentice—the dissipated spendthrift—the thief! The youngsters disappear, and a short pause ensues, during which the old lady is, no doubt, kissing them all round in the back parlour. Uber fares are halfway between min and max fee, no surge fee. With the saving you'd have made then, compared to today's relative prices, you'd have money left over for a plum duff and a new stovepipe hat maybe.


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The pictures were taken on a secondhand camera bought from hackney coach directory book same market for 50p. That the owner or driver of any carriage drawn by two horses, shall not be allowed to carry therein or thereupon more than seven passengers, exclusive of the driver ; or of any carriage drawn by one horse, not more than five passengers, exclusive of the driver; or of any carriage drawn by two mules, not more than five passengers, exclusive of the driver; or of any carriage drawn by one mule, not more than three passengers, exclusive of the driver.

Shillings to modern pound sterling conversion is from Hackney-coaches are part and parcel of the law hackney coach directory book the land; they were settled by the Legislature; plated and numbered by the wisdom of Parliament.

The waterman darts from the pump, seizes the horses by their respective bridles, and drags them, and the coach too, round to the house, shouting all the time for the coachman at the very top, or rather very bottom of his voice, for it is a deep bass growl.

The commissioners are to order check-strings to every hackney coach; and every hackney coachman, plying without such, shall forfeit 5s. The autobiography of a broken-down hackney-coach, would surely be as amusing as the autobiography of a broken-down hackneyed dramatist; and it might tell as much of its travels with the pole, as others have of their expeditions to it.

Instead they must be patient and open to surprises, like drivers inching their way through the road works and reckless pedestrians of Dalston Junction. How Property Left in Coaches or Chariots is to be disposed of. We pause for a reply;—and, having no chance of getting one, begin a fresh paragraph.

The drivers of hackney coaches, wherein any property is left, shalt carry each property, in the state in which it was found, within four days, to the Hackney-coach office, and deposit the same with one of the clerks, under a penalty not exceeding 20l.

Artists and bankers, squatters and politicians, punks and estate agents, in the last five decades all have moved to Hackney in large numbers, in search of excitement, kindred spirits, affordable property.

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What an interesting book a hackney-coach might produce, if it could carry as much in its head as it does in its body! Take a regular, ponderous, rickety, London hackney-coach of the old school, and let any man have the boldness to assert, if he can, that he ever beheld any object on the face of the earth which at all resembles it, unless, indeed, it were another hackney-coach of the hackney coach directory book date.

By 9 Ann, c. Aldersgate Street. How expensive were cabs for Londoners to take years ago? Not only was this more than from any other single Academy programme, these players were also the only ones to be selected from a British development programme.

We have recently observed on certain stands, and we say it with deep regret, rather dapper green chariots, and coaches of polished yellow, with hackney coach directory book wheels of the same colour as the coach, whereas it is perfectly notorious to every one who has studied the subject, that every wheel ought to be of hackney coach directory book different colour, and a different size.

We are a walking book of fares, feeling ourselves, half bound, as it were, to be always in the right on contested points. There were the bride, with a thin white dress, and a great red face; and the bridesmaid, a little, dumpy, good-humoured young woman, dressed, of course, in the same appropriate costume; and the bridegroom and his chosen friend, in blue coats, yellow waist-coats, white trousers, and Berlin gloves to match.

As the period of sunset has been found constantly liable to dispute, it is therefore now regulated, that the sunset hours shall be after eight in the evening between Lady-day and Michaelmas, and after eight in the evening between Michaelmas and Lady-day, and the back-carriage, after such hours, shall be taken to the carriagway pavement, or next standing beyond which the coach was hired from, if hired at any stand off the said pavement, at the full fare back to either, at the option of the party discharging.

The programme is fully inclusive. A hackney-cab has always been a hackney-cab, from his first entry into life; whereas a hackney-coach is a remnant of past gentility, a victim to fashion, a hanger-on of an old English family, wearing their arms, and, in days of yore, escorted by men wearing their livery, stripped of his finery, and thrown upon the world, like a once-smart footman when he is no longer sufficiently juvenile for his office, progressing lower and lower in the scale of four-wheeled degradation, until at last it comes to—a stand!

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