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Jorrocks and the Isle of Doggians 1835

Mr Jorrocks

Other than the shipyards, Blackwall in the 19th century was known for its Whitebait taverns and being a major embarkation point for people travelling by boat to destinations all over the world. 657 more words

Literary Life

The Smoke S01E07 - Blackwall Tunnel

Week behind but heh ho – Sunday I will be posting the finale when I rewatch it dam it was good.

Episode 7 – Blackwall Tunnel… 667 more words


Eric Pemberton's Postcard's - The Launch of HMS Thunderer 1911

The Launch of the HMS Thunderer

Once again Eric Pemberton has sent a couple of fascinating postcards, theseĀ featureĀ  the launching of the HMS Thunderer from the Thames Ironworks shipyard in 1911. 931 more words

Dock Life

Memories of The Queen's Theatre Poplar - David Mitchell

In a previous post, writer David Mitchell told of some of his memories of Poplar High Street, a main feature of the High Street was the Queen’s Theatre. 2,337 more words

Human Life

Memories of Poplar High Street - David Mitchell

Ship off Blackwall Stairs 1930s ( Museum of London )

Recently I have come across a number of authors who have written books about Poplar and the Isle of Dogs. 1,122 more words

Human Life