Victorian London

Victorian London was stunning but very hard place to live. my grandfather was separated from his mother and raised in orphanage in the - then off to the Training Ships at Gosport.

London England 1902  ‘Overlooking the Thames at Night’  The view along the Victoria Embankment features Big Ben in the background; the bridges are Hungerford, Westminster and Lambeth Bridge in the distance. The image that was originally part of a stereograph.

London England 1902 ‘Overlooking the Thames at Night’ The view along the Victoria Embankment features Big Ben in the background; the bridges are Hungerford, Westminster and Lambeth Bridge in the distance. Image was originally part of a stereograph.

Lost London -The sad story of Wellclose Square Stepney

The Lost Squares Of Stepney - William Palin evokes the lost glories of two of the East End’s forgotten architectural wonders, Wellclose Sq and Swedenborg Sq.

Fetter Lane, c. 1910 The Streets of Old London November 23, 2012 by the gentle author

Fetter Lane, c. 1910 The Streets of Old London November 2012 by the gentle author

The first Omnibus to drive over Holborn Viaduct in London in,1869 . The driver of which Thomas Grayson was presented with a gold mounted whip by his passengers and also a silver mounted whip by Captain Cuff of Regents Park in commemoration of the event

The first Omnibus to drive over Holborn Viaduct in London . The driver of which Thomas Grayson was presented with a gold mounted whip by his passengers and also a silver mounted whip by Captain Cuff of Regents Park in commemoration of the event

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