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Victorian London Walks

The Jack the Ripper Walk is London’s most well known walking tour, but there are lots of other Victorian history walks one can do. Here are 5 of them: 696 more words

New Whitechapel Without Jack the Ripper Walk

There’s so much more to Whitechapel & Spitalfields than a Victorian maniac’s reign of terror. And many of our Jack the Ripper walks clients comment on how interesting they found all the social history surrounding the murders. 141 more words

Churchill Resources

Earlier this year, British Pathe uploaded its collection of 85,000 archival newsreels, unissued materials, and other films to YouTube. The collection covers the years 1896 to 1976. 118 more words

The London Nobody Knows - revisited. Photos & text: David Secombe (3/4)

Sidney Street, Whitechapel. Photo © David Secombe 2010.

From The London Nobody Knows, Geoffrey Fletcher, 1962:

Half a century ago, the East End remained a closed book to the rest of London; hence the alarm created by the Hounsditch murders and the ensuing gun battle of Sidney Street. 665 more words


The Siege Of Sidney Street

My review of the Museum of London Dockland’s exhibition on the Siege of Sidney Street can be read in the New Statesman.

For once, I have little more to add. 48 more words


The Siege of Sidney Street and East End Anarchism

by Edd Mustill

A century ago, in the morning of 3rd January 1911, a house in Sidney Street, in the East End of London, was surrounded by police and soldiers. 635 more words