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The Parade of Sail at Blackwall

The wonderful sight of  around 50 Tall ships  going down the  Thames was too good an opportunity to miss, but rather than watch them at Greenwich I decided to watch them pass the old Maritime area of Blackwall . 50 more words

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No. 1151: Bethnal Green Road, E2

Bethnal Green Road, London, E2. Photo ©RogerDean 2014

Toilers In London; Or, Inquiries Concerning Female Labour In The Metropolis – The “British Weekly” Commissioners, 1889: 406 more words

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The Tragedy at the Launch of the HMS Albion at Blackwall 1898

Many thanks to Eric Pemberton who bought to my attention, two remarkable films about the launch of the HMS Albion in Blackwall in 1898.

This launch was made famous by the tragedy that occurred after the launch when over 30 people lost their lifes when a bridge collapsed. 664 more words

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