Up until the century, London was filled with squalid slums known as Rookeries. The most famous was in St Giles, though other Rookeries include Rosemary Lane and Jacob's Island in Bermondsey, where Dickens's Oliver Twist villain Bill Sykes meets his end.
BB: Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The protective suit of the plague doctor consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed, a mask with glass eye openings and a cone nose shaped like a beak to hold scented substances and straw.
Ye Olde Cock Tavern, Fleet St, originally known as Ye Cock Bottle, it dates back to 1549 has the narrowest frontage of any pub in London. Originally on the North side of the street, its been on this existing site since 1887 was an inn.