The Lost Rivers of London

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by Nicholas Barton The thought of a ‘lost’ river running beneath a road or house provokes interest or consternation. Once a feature on the landscape, the streams are now symbols …

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Travels of a London Schoolboy

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John Pocock (Author), Marjorie Holder (Author), Tom Pocock (Editor)

This diary initially set in one of London’s most formative periods – the early 19th century, when developers were building what are now the inner suburbs. It ends in one of the Empire’s colonies, in which making a living was hazardous, but where there was opportunity for the bold and resilient.

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Westminster and Pimlico Past

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By Isobel Watson The development of Westminster’s hinterland and especially of Pimlico, built on waterlogged terrain, is of particular interest to anyone seeking London’s past. The story of Pimlico has …

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