Ordnance Survey Britains national mapping agency for best of British maps and mapping data
During the course of editing Pascal Bonenfant's Memoirs I have necessarily needed to do a considerable amount of research into life in 18th Century Britain in general and London in particular.
There is a very similar, although not identical, list produced as part of the 1891 London Census.
Strictly speaking, a distinction should be made between general slang terms and terms only used by the London underworld.
Dictionary of English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish, Cornish, Yorkshire slang ... if it's spoken in the British Isles it's here.
Cockney Rhyming Slang, London Slang, Rhyming Slang Dictionary
The traveller's guide through Ireland - Joseph Robertson (of Edinburgh.) - Google Books
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