London, Diamond Jubilee 1897

London, Diamond Jubilee 1897

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Memories of London

1960's

The George Inn in Southwark was one of the favourite watering holes and eating houses for the young men of the accounts department of Borax Consolidated Ltd. in Victoria. In those days the serving wenches were all dressed in Dickensian ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Peter Wiles

The Bank Of England

The "Bank" has occupied this site since the late seventeenth century. Although you cannot see from either this view or indeed from the street, there is an exquisite garden and lawn in the centre! The Bank underwent an ...Read full memory

A Day Around London

The day rock 'n' roll singer Eddie Cochran was killed, I went around London and had my picture taken on Eros, then in the evening I went with my friend to see Adam Faith on stage.  It was a sad day because of the death ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Deborah Rowsell

Under The Arches

I remember visiting this spot when I first moved to work in London. It is described in Nairn's London, as follows:- " A very fine passage called The Arches runs underneath Charing Cross station from Villiers Street to Craven ...Read full memory

A memory of London by C Thomas

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History

After 60 years on the throne, Queen Victoria did not have the strength to climb the steps of St Paul's Cathedral for her Jubilee thanksgiving service, so it was held outside. The Archbishop of Canterbury Frederick Temple is third from the right. The ground beneath the carriage now has a carved inscription recording the occasion.