Isle of Dogs Nostalgia

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Having lived on the island for a fair few years these are the pics that make me miss the place, plus a few historical ones that are just really cool / interesting for me and other folk who know the area...

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View the picture 'Street Cricket' from the photo gallery 'Vintage Street Cricket' on Yahoo Cricket India. August Children playing cricket in a street in Millwall, east London. A liner on the Thames is in the background. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images) Vintage London, Old London, East London, Blitz London, London Life, London History, British History, Uk History, Asian History

Dockland Cricket

This interesting picture appeared in London - Work & Play, published by Batsford in 1950 and is credited to Fox Photo's. It shows children playing cricket in Alpha Road, Millwall, using improvised packing cases and bits of wood while the grown-ups look on. I love the sheer incongruity of seeing ships looming above terraced houses, once a common enough sight in Liverpool, Glasgow and elsewhere. Alpha Road was apparently renamed Alpha Grove at some point, and still exists, although everything…

Millwall Dry Dock, Isle of Dogs London History, Local History, Family History, Old Images, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London Pictures, London Photos, Old London

Friends Of Island History Trust

Friends of Island History Trust aims are to continue recording the History of the Isle of Dogs, London from the late 19th century to present day.

Millwall Dry Dock, Isle of Dogs London History, Local History, Family History, Old Images, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London Pictures, London Photos, Old London

Friends Of Island History Trust

Friends of Island History Trust aims are to continue recording the History of the Isle of Dogs, London from the late 19th century to present day.

Isle of Dogs as shown in John Rocque& map of London, 1747 - Isle of Dogs - Wikipedia

isle of dogs as was in 1900. fascinating.

Mackenzie Moulton's 1984 "Gun Public House, Isle of Dogs". A wonderful pub in a wonderful location. London Pictures, London Photos, London Pubs, Old London, East End London, Isle Of Dogs, River Thames, Gun, The Neighbourhood

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A Heinkel He 111 bomber flying over the Isle of Dogs in the East End of London, at at the start of the Luftwaffe’s evening raids of 7 September 1940 / Imperial War Museum History Online, World History, World War Ii, History Pics, History Images, Local History, London History, British History, Luftwaffe

A Heinkel He 111 bomber flying over the East End of London at the start of the Luftwaffe's evening raids of 7 September 1940.

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