Baston family of Hackney, Shoreditch and Whitechapel, London from 1785, originally from Bampton, Oxfordshire
The News in 1891
FASHION Early in the 1890s, fashion discovers
sleeves as a new toy.
Their upper half is puffed, while the lower is tight,
or they gradually taper towards the wrist. They've got
nice hats too....
FOOTBALL English Football League
Everton Runner up: Preston North End F.A.
Blackburn Rovers Runner up: Nottingham County
on picture to get the full report from the Metropolitan Police.
13th February: Frances Coles
is found dead under the railway arch, Swallow Gardens, Whitechapel.
Fargo & Marcellus Berry are
proud to introduce their new invention - the American Express Traveller's Cheques
FUTURE Still 8 years to go before the invention of the paper clip
by Johann Vaaler
UK TAXPAYERS MONEY SQUANDERED
ON CENSUS AS US SAVES MILLIONS The
US government has saved 5 million dollars for the 1890 census
by using Herman Hollerith's new 'punch card' machine. The counting
machines were made by the Western Electric Company. Everything
was in place by June 1890 and the first data from the census
arrived in September of that year. The counting was completed
by 12 December 1890 having taken about three months to process
instead of the expected time of two years if counting had been
done by hand. Canada, Norway and Austria were quick to follow
the American example and the machine was used to process their
1891 census. Meanwhile, at home, it's business as usual and
it will probably take another 20 years before the system is
by Henry J. Sayers "The Pardon Came Too Late" by Paul Dresser
Picture That's Turned To The Wall" by Charles
by Henry J. Sayers, as sung by
Miss Lottie Collins in "Miss Helyett"