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Saltaire - Victorian Model Town, Then and Now
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Saltaire Almshouses in Late 19thC

Saltaire Almshouses, late 19th Century. Titus Salt provided 45 almshouses for the elderly and infirm, they were completed in 1868. Each small home came complete with an oven, boiler and pantry. Most had one bedroom. It was rent-free and came with a weekly pension. Anyone in the local area was able to apply to live in one, not just retired workers from Salt’s Mill

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