little girls in London

'Promenade in Portobello', 1954 by Ken Russell, before he was a film director Ken was a photographer, view his 'Lost London' photos here

England 1940....the cat is saved and greets the air raid Warden. Boops through history!

World War II in Pictures: Heroes of World War II A few you've heard of, many images of unsung heroes!

Housing being demolished while people are still living in them, Liverpool, 1946

Despite its appearance, this is not WWII and that isn't damage from the blitz. The year is 1946 and the mother and child are residents of Canterbury Street, living in tenements being demolished while they are still occupied.

A teenager miner in Horden heads home after finishing his shift

Amazing pictures give rare glimpse of 1960s mining communities