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3rd March 1943: A Stirling bomber in front of St Paul's Cathedral in the City during 'Wings for Victory' week, in an area cleared of bombed buildings. (Photo by Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

A Stirling bomber in front of St Paul's Cathedral in the City during 'Wings for Victory' week, in an area cleared of bombed buildings. March 1943 (Photo by Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

The first Marshalsea prison in the 18th century.  Location	Southwark, London

Marshalsea Prison: The prison occupied two locations, the first c. and the second The image above is of the first Marshalsea in the century.

St Andrew Undershaft, St Mary Axe, City of London 1910-----great old photo without the hideous, now-standing gherkin behind it.

St Andrew Undershaft, St Mary Axe, City of London old photo without the hideous, now-standing gherkin behind it.

Bishops Gate, London 1862

Bishops Gate, London The shopkeeper and other people pose outside Yerbury & Co tobacco warehouse and shop at 114 Bishopsgate. The building has since been demolished.

Bridewell Prison and Hospital (Image is The Prospect of Bridewell from John Strype's, An Accurate Edition of Stow's Survey of London (1720). © Tim Hitchcock.)

Bethlem Royal Hospital, London hospital first to specialise in the mentally ill and origin of the word "bedlam" describing chaos or madness

The Bolt and Tun Fleet St 1859 - London coaching inn

Principal Departures for London Coaches via Wicked William. If you are heading out of London in it is important to know the principal coaching inns from whence you depart.

Bull and Mouth St Matrins le Grand 1830 - London coaching inn

Principal Departures for London Coaches - Bull and Mouth St Matrins le Grand 1830 - London coaching inn