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Road · St George in the East · E1 ·
August
13
2017

Flank Street is a road in the E1 postcode area





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The Underground Map   
Added: 20 Sep 2020 13:01 GMT   

Pepys starts diary
On 1 January 1659, Samuel Pepys started his famous daily diary and maintained it for ten years. The diary has become perhaps the most extensive source of information on this critical period of English history. Pepys never considered that his diary would be read by others. The original diary consisted of six volumes written in Shelton shorthand, which he had learned as an undergraduate on scholarship at Magdalene College, Cambridge. This shorthand was introduced in 1626, and was the same system Isaac Newton used when writing.

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Tricia   
Added: 27 Apr 2021 12:05 GMT   

St George in the East Church
This Church was opened in 1729, designed by Hawksmore. Inside destroyed by incendrie bomb 16th April 1941. Rebuilt inside and finished in 1964. The building remained open most of the time in a temporary prefab.

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Graham O’Connell   
Added: 10 Apr 2021 10:24 GMT   

Lloyd & Sons, Tin Box Manufacturers (1859 - 1982)
A Lloyd & Sons occupied the wharf (now known as Lloyds Wharf, Mill Street) from the mid 19th Century to the late 20th Century. Best known for making tin boxes they also produced a range of things from petrol canisters to collecting tins. They won a notorious libel case in 1915 when a local councillor criticised the working conditions which, in fairness, weren’t great. There was a major fire here in 1929 but the company survived at least until 1982 and probably a year or two after that.

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Michael Upham   
Added: 16 Jan 2023 21:16 GMT   

Bala Place, SE16
My grandfather was born at 2 Bala Place.

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Beverly Sand   
Added: 3 Apr 2021 17:19 GMT   

Havering Street, E1
My mother was born at 48 Havering Street. That house no longer exists. It disappeared from the map by 1950. Family name Schneider, mother Ray and father Joe. Joe’s parents lived just up the road at 311 Cable Street

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jack stevens   
Added: 26 Sep 2021 13:38 GMT   

Mothers birth place
Number 5 Whites Row which was built in around 1736 and still standing was the premises my now 93 year old mother was born in, her name at birth was Hilda Evelyne Shaw,

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margaret clark   
Added: 15 Oct 2021 22:23 GMT   

Margaret’s address when she married in 1938
^, Josepine House, Stepney is the address of my mother on her marriage certificate 1938. Her name was Margaret Irene Clark. Her father Basil Clark was a warehouse grocer.

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Added: 6 Nov 2021 15:03 GMT   

Old Nichol Street, E2
Information about my grandfather’s tobacconist shop

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Added: 15 Jan 2023 09:49 GMT   

The Bombing of Nant Street WW2
My uncle with his young son and baby daughter were killed in the bombing of Nant Street in WW2. His wife had gone to be with her mother whilst the bombing of the area was taking place, and so survived. Cannot imagine how she felt when she returned to see her home flattened and to be told of the death of her husband and children.


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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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fariba   
Added: 28 Jun 2021 00:48 GMT   

Tower Bridge Business Complex, S
need for my coursework

Source: university

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Martin Eaton    
Added: 14 Oct 2021 03:56 GMT   

Boundary Estate
Sunbury, Taplow House.

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The Underground Map   
Added: 8 Mar 2021 15:05 GMT   

A plague on all your houses
Aldgate station is built directly on top of a vast plague pit, where thousands of bodies are apparently buried. No-one knows quite how many.

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Added: 21 Apr 2021 16:21 GMT   

Liverpool Street
the Bishopsgate station has existed since 1840 as a passenger station, but does not appear in the site’s cartography. Evidently, the 1860 map is in fact much earlier than that date.

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Linda    
Added: 18 Feb 2021 22:03 GMT   

Pereira Street, E1
My grandfather Charles Suett lived in Periera Street & married a widowed neighbour there. They later moved to 33 Bullen House, Collingwood Street where my father was born.

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Michael Upham   
Added: 16 Jan 2023 21:16 GMT   

Bala Place, SE16
My grandfather was born at 2 Bala Place.

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Added: 15 Jan 2023 09:49 GMT   

The Bombing of Nant Street WW2
My uncle with his young son and baby daughter were killed in the bombing of Nant Street in WW2. His wife had gone to be with her mother whilst the bombing of the area was taking place, and so survived. Cannot imagine how she felt when she returned to see her home flattened and to be told of the death of her husband and children.


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Brian J MacIntyre   
Added: 8 Jan 2023 17:27 GMT   

Malcolm Davey at Raleigh House, Dolphin Square
My former partner, actor Malcolm Davey, lived at Raleigh House, Dolphin Square, for many years until his death. He was a wonderful human being and an even better friend. A somewhat underrated actor, but loved by many, including myself. I miss you terribly, Malcolm. Here’s to you and to History, our favourite subject.
Love Always - Brian J MacIntyre
Minnesota, USA

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Robert Burns   
Added: 5 Jan 2023 17:46 GMT   

1 Abourne Street
My mother, and my Aunt and my Aunt’s family lived at number 1 Abourne Street.
I remember visitingn my aunt Win Housego, and the Housego family there. If I remember correctly virtually opposite number 1, onthe corner was the Lord Amberley pub.

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Added: 30 Dec 2022 21:41 GMT   

Southam Street, W10
do any one remember J&A DEMOLITON at harrow rd kensal green my dad work for them in a aec 6 wheel tipper got a photo of him in it

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Fumblina   
Added: 26 Dec 2022 18:59 GMT   

Detailed history of Red Lion
I’m not the author but this blog by Dick Weindling and Marianne Colloms has loads of really clear information about the history of the Red Lion which people might appreciate.


Source: ‘Professor Morris’ and the Red Lion, Kilburn

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BG   
Added: 20 Dec 2022 02:58 GMT   

Lancing Street, NW1
LANCING STREET

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Why   
Added: 19 Dec 2022 20:09 GMT   

Tempest
I don’t know

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Aldgate Aldgate was one of the massive gates which defended the City from Roman times until 1760.
Aldgate bus station Aldgate Bus Station serves the Aldgate area of the City of London.
Corner of Johns Hill and Pennington Street (1906) The corner of Johns Hill and Pennington Street, Wapping, December 1906.
Eastminster Eastminster (The Abbey of St Mary de Graces) was a Cistercian abbey on Tower Hill and founded by Edward III in 1350.
Goodman’s Fields Goodman’s Fields was a farm beyond the walls of the City.
Goodman’s Fields Theatre Two 18th century theatres bearing the name Goodman’s Fields Theatre were located on Alie Street, Whitechapel.
Holy Trinity, Minories Holy Trinity, Minories was a Church of England parish church outside the eastern boundaries of the City of London, but within the Liberties of the Tower of London.
Minories Minories was the western terminus of the London and Blackwall Railway.
St Botolph’s St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, located on Aldgate High Street, has existed for over a thousand years.
Tower of London The Tower of London is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames and lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

NEARBY STREETS
Aldgate High Street, EC3N Once the route to one of the six original gates of the Wall of London, Aldgate High Street has an important place in medieval London’s history.
Alie Street, E1 Originally called Ayliff Street, Alie Street was named after a relative of William Leman, whose great-uncle, John Leman had bought Goodman’s Fields.
America Square, EC3N America Square is a street and small square, built in about 1760 and dedicated to the American colonies.
Arrival Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Arrivalley Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Artichoke Hill, E1W Artichoke Hill is a road in the E1W postcode area
Asher Way, E1W Asher Way is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Back Church Lane, E1 Back Church Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Betts House, E1 Betts House is the oldest block on the St George’s Estate.
Betts Street, E1W Betts Street was formerly a lengthy street in the area.
Blue Anchor Yard, E1 Blue Anchor Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Bowmans Mews, E1 Bowmans Mews is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Boyard Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Boyd Street, E1 Boyd Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Braham Street, E1 Braham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Breezer’s Hill, E1W Breezer’s Hill is a short, narrow hill running between The Highway (formerly Ratcliffe Highway and St George Street) and Pennington Street.
Bridgeport Place, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Bridle Mews, E1 Bridle Mews is a location in London.
Burslem Street, E1 Burslem Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cable Street, E1 Cable Street started as a straight path along which hemp ropes were twisted into ships’ cables.
Cannon Street Road, E1 Cannon Street Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cartwright Street, E1 Cartwright Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Challoner Walk, E1 Challoner Walk is a location in London.
Chamber Street, E1 Chamber Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Leman Street to Mansell Street.
Christian Street, E1 Christian Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Circus, EC3N Circus was built between 1768 and 1774 to the designs of George Dance the Younger.
Cloysters Green, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Commodity Quay, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Crescent, EC3N Crescent lies behind Tower Gateway.
Crofts Street, E1 Crofts Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Crosswall, EC3N Crosswall was formerly named John Street, after King John.
Crowder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Darbishire Place, E1 Darbishire Place is a location in London.
Dock Street, E1 Dock Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
East Flank, E1 East Flank is a road in the SE18 postcode area
East Smithfield, E1W East Smithfield, an ancient street, derives from ’smooth field’.
East Tenter Street, E1 East Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ellen Place, E1 Ellen Place existed until the twentieth century.
Ellen Street, E1 Ellen Street is an older street of the area, already existing and with this name by the 1820s.
Ensign Street, E1 Ensign Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ensigreen Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Fairclough Street, E1 Fairclough Street runs from Back Church Lane to Christian Street.
Fletcher Street, E1 Fletcher Street runs south off of Cable Street.
Forbes Street, E1 Forbes Street replaced Splidts Street after the Second World War.
Fowey Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Gauging Square, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Golding Street, E1 Golding Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Goodman Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Goodman’s Yard, E1 Goodman’s Yard is a street between Minories and Mansell Street.
Goodmans Yard, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Gower’s Walk, E1 Gower’s Walk leads south from Commercial Road.
Graces Alley, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Haydon Street, E1 The eastern end of Haydon Street was called Mansell Passage.
Haydon Street, EC3N Haydon Street heads east from the Minories.
Hessel Street, E1 Hessel Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Hindmarsh Close, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Hooper Street, E1 Hooper Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ibex House, EC3N Residential block
India Street, EC3N India Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
International House, International House is a building on Cloister walk
Ivory House, E1W Ivory House is a block on St Katharine Docks
Jewry Street, EC3N Jewry Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
John Fisher Street, E1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Keetons Road, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Kennet Street, E1W Kennet Street is a road in the E1W postcode area
Kinder Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Knock Fergus, E1 Knock Fergus was absorbed into Cable Street during the 1860s.
Langdale Street, E1 Langdale Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Leman Street, E1 Leman Street was named after Sir John Leman.
Library Square, EC3N Library Square is a road in the E1 postcode area
Little Somerset Street, E1 Little Somerset Street was originally called Harrow Alley but colloquially known as ’Blood Alley.’
Mace Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Mansell Street, E1 Mansell Street runs north-south on the City of London border.
Mansell Street, EC3N Mansell Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Martineau Square, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mary Graces Court, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Maryann Street, E1 Maryann Street existed from the 1810s until after the Second World War.
Meadowcroft Mews, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Mews Street, E1W Mews Street is a road in the E1W postcode area
Mill Yard, E1 Mill Yard is a road in the E1 postcode area
Minories, EC3N Minories is one of the old streets of the City of London.
Mitali Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Nesham Street, E1W Nesham Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Nightingale House, E1W Nightingale House is a block on Thomas More Street
North Tenter Street, E1 North Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pennington Street, E1W Pennington Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Philchurch Place, E1 Philchurch Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Philchurch Street, E1 Philchurch Street, which disappeared after the Second World War, was originally Philip Street.
Piazza Walk, E1 Piazza Walk is a location in London.
Pinchin Street, E1 Pinchin Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Ponler Street, E1 Ponler Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Portsoken Street, EC3N Portsoken Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Prescot Street, E1 Prescot Street was named for Rebecca Prescott, wife of William Leman.
Prince of Orange Court, E1 Prince of Orange Court was a former street in the area.
Prince’s Square, E1W Prince’s Square was part of an eighteenth century Swedish community.
Queen’s Place, E1 Queen’s Place seems to have been a victim of the London Blitz.
Rampart Street, E1 Rampart Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Rix Court, E1 Rix Court was replaced by a wool warehouse sometime during the twentieth century.
Roding Mews, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Royal Mint Court, E1W Royal Mint Court is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Royal Mint Place, E1 Royal Mint Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Royal Mint Street, E1 Royal Mint Street began its life as Rosemary Lane.
Rupert Street, E1 Rupert Street was situated to the east of Leman Street.
Scarborough Street, E1 This is a street in the E1 postcode area
Severne Street, E1 Severne Street - also Severn Street - was a victim of the London Blitz.
Ship Alley, E1W Ship Alley used to lie off Wellclose Square.
Shorter Street, E1 Shorter Street is a location in London.
Shorter Street, EC3N Shorter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Shorter Street, EC3N Shorter Street is a road in the EC3N postcode area
Sly Street, E1 Sly Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
South Tenter Street, E1 South Tenter Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Splidts Street, E1 Splidts Street was formerly Splidts Terrace and before that, Cain’s Place.
St Anthony’s Close, E1W St Anthony’s Close is a road in the E1W postcode area
St Clare House, EC3N St Clare House is sited on Minories
St Clare Street, EC3N St Clare Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
St Katharine’s Way, E1W St Katharine’s Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
St Mark Street, E1 St Mark Street was built on the old Goodman’s Fields.
St. Katharines Way, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Stable Walk, E1 Stable Walk is a location in London.
Star Place, E1W Star Place is a road in the E1W postcode area
Stockholm Way, E1W Stockholm Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
Stutfield Street, E1 Stutfield Street has existed since the early nineteenth century.
Sugar House, E1 Sugar House is a block on Leman Street
Swan Passage, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Swedenborg Gardens, E1 Swedenborg Gardens is a road in the E1 postcode area
Tamarind Yard, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Telfords Yard, E1W Telfords Yard is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
The Highway, E1W The Highway, formerly known as the Ratcliffe Highway and dating dates back to Saxon times, is a road which stretches from Wapping to Shadwell.
Thomas More Square, E1W Thomas More Square is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Thomas More Street, E1W Thomas More Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Tower Bridge Approach, E1W Tower Bridge Approach is a road in the E1W postcode area
Tower Walk, E1W Tower Walk is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Vaughan Way, E1W Vaughan Way is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Vine Street, EC3N Vine Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
Virginia Street, E1W Virginia Street is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area.
Waterman Way, E1W Waterman Way is a road in the E1W postcode area
Waveney Close, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Welland Mews, E1W A street within the E1W postcode
Wellclose Square, E1 Wellclose Square lies between Cable Street to the north and The Highway to the south.
Wellclose Street, E1W Wellclose Street was originally built in the 1680s as Neptune Street.
West Tenter Street, E1 West Tenter Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Wicker Street, E1 Wicker Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Wool House, E1 A street within the E1 postcode

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Still and Star The Still & Star was on Little Somerset Street near to Aldgate High Street.


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Byward Tower, 1893
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In the neighbourhood...

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The Boar’s Head was located on the north side of Whitechapel High Street. The Boar’s Head was originally an inn, which was built in the 1530s; it underwent two renovations for use as a playhouse: first, in 1598, when a simple stage was erected, and a second, more elaborate renovation in 1599.
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The Third Goodmans Fields Theatre, Great Alie Street (1801)
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Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin) addressing a "smoking debate" at Toynbee Hall (1902)
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A drawing published in 1907 of the west front of the Church of Holy Trinity, Minories
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Whitechapel Gallery
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Battle of Cable Street mural The Battle of Cable Street took place on the corner of Cable Street and Dock Street, and other places
Credit: Wiki CommonsAlan Denney
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Middlesex Street (Petticoat Lane) on the site of Sandy’s Row (1912)
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46 Aldgate High Street
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The Turk’s Head, Wapping High Street (1890). Sketch from ’The Art Journal’
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North side of Aldgate High Street, c.1905
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