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8 September 2016	TODAY IN HISTORY [¶] 1940 - London Air Raid - Air Raid Precaution workers in East London which suffered heavy damages in a Nazi raid on Septemer 8.    © AP Photo

Today in History: September 8

8 September 2016 TODAY IN HISTORY [¶] 1940 - London Air Raid - Air Raid Precaution workers in East London which suffered heavy damages in a Nazi raid on Septemer © AP Photo

Rutland Street Board School,  Rutland Street, Whitechapel, 1885

Rutland Street Board School, Rutland Street, Whitechapel, 4 Sep Rutland Street name changed to Ashfield Street.

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These are what London's pubs looked like about 100 years ago. George & Vulture, City of London The Grapes, Limehouse The Gree.

Moncorvo House,  Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge, Paddington Bayswater And Knightsbridge, Greater London 1888

Moncorvo House, Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge, Paddington Bayswater And Knightsbridge, Greater London 1888

A new collection of Victorian photographs conjures up the winding streets and   smoking factories of the city that inspired Charles Dickens.

Dickens's London: in pictures

Lambeth picture, this time of the Thames foreshore where many people found work as labourers or sailors, shortly before the building.

The Creature hid in the shadows, but that didn't mean he was blind. He saw the masses, dirty and hungry, either hopeless or bitter or yearning. Children ran about with no shoes and empty bellies, as broken women led predatory men into dark alleys. All of it in what was supposed to be a city of well-to-do, shining men and women.

Urban Conditions of the British Poor in the 1800s

Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, c1900. Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about 6d per night.                                                                                                                                                     Más

I reference Paternoster in SIS. Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about per night.

An 'Ole Bill Bus' (an LGOC B-43 type bus) taking part in the Lord Mayors Show parade in London. Thes buses were used during the First World War by the British Army to transport troops to the front, as mobile command posts  and general service and eventually to take many of them home from the front once the war had ended - 11 November 1935

An 'Ole Bill Bus' (an LGOC B-43 type bus) taking part in the Lord Mayors Show parade in London. Thes buses were used during the First World War by the British Army to transport troops to the front, as mobile command posts and general service and eventually to take many of them home from the front once the war had ended - 11 November 1935

A porter puts down his basket in the street at the corner of Cheapside and Friday St.

Cheapside, This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form part of a permanent .

Helston

This weeks "photo of the week" is a photographic postcard of R H Thomas' hairdresser & tobacconist shop, 13 Church Street, Helston, it was taken around.

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