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Growing towns and cities

London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 4 Growth of population Growing towns and cities Agricultural development Industrial development Bad road transport Military transport
  As well as higher population more and more people moved into the towns and cities from the countryside. This meant more building, and the transport of food and fuel for the urban population became more important as fewer people lived off the land, obtaining everything locally. Drawing of a townscape scene
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