Built to control the water level in the former Surrey Docks.
The museum is located on land that until 1970 was part of the Surrey Docks. After these closed, the area was refurbished and the old pumphouse became a museum. It also houses the Rotherhithe Herita...
Group, Education, Museums / Libraries
Started as Ealing Family Housing Association.
Group, Social Welfare
Contractors' engineer on the construction of the Rotherhithe Tunnel in 1908.
Politician. Born Hugo Richard Charteris in Scotland. Entered parliament first in 1883 and again in 1886. He gained the titles 11th Earl of Wemyss and 7th Earl of March.
Person, Politics & Administration, Scotland
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Born: 22/5/1772, 241 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration, Religion, India
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