List of Illustrations; List of Tables; List of Maps; Foreword by Patrick O'Sullivan; Acknowledgements; PART I; Introduction; 1. The Genteel Image of Victorian Bath; The Selling Of Victorian Bath; Population; Social Structure; Politics; 2. The Reputation of the Avon Street District; A Tour of the Avon Street District; The Battleground of Public Health; Inside & Outside Perspectives; Political Symbolism; 3. The Social Structure of Avon Street; An Irish Colony & Lodging House District; A Ruling Elite; Education & Social Aspiration; PART II; 4. Dirt, Disease and Death; Sanitary Provision; Mortality Rates; 5. Public Health and Public Relations; The Avon Street Lodging-house Scandal; 6. The Wants of Bath; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.