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London, Diamond Jubilee 1897

Photo of London, Diamond Jubilee 1897

London, Diamond Jubilee 1897

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Memories of London

Forest Hill

My memory of Forest Hill, London, is Horniman's Museum and Horniman's Park. The museum had a wonderful, huge clock. We lived in Forest Hill from about 1952 or 53 to about 1961, I think. ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Marion Del Favero

I Worked Here In 1961

I was only fourteen, and wanted to be a nurse. I went to see Matron *trembles* and asked if I could do some voluntary work, which she allowed me to do for a couple of hours ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Elizabeth Colbridge

The Hub Of My Young Universe

London's main railway stations truly are wonderful and Charing Cross was the one that I frequented the most as I travelled every weekday from Woolwich Arsenal in SE ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Dylan Rivis

First Step On The Ladder

My brother and his wife, having met at 14, got married at 20. My brother was an apprentice motor mechanic and his fiance a trainee hotel receptionist, so money was tight and ...Read full memory

A memory of London by Carol Fisher

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About this photo

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.