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British Empire League

Formed in London with the purpose of promoting trade, communication, defence, etc. between the UK and the various colonies and India. We can find little information about the BEL; it may even still exist.

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British Empire League

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Captain James Cook statue

The original inscription stopped after "New Zealand." In 1928 the British Em...

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Port of Tilbury, London

Port of Tilbury, London

As ships got bigger ports were needed further down the Thames.  In 1909 Tilbury Port became part of the Port of London Authority. Situated just upstream from Tilbury Fort.

Group, Commerce, Transport

1 memorial
The Bell, Carter Lane

The Bell, Carter Lane

From this inn, on 25 October 1598, Richard Quiney wrote a letter to William Shakespeare. This letter, the only one addressed to Shakespeare that has survived, is held by the museum at Strafford. Th...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Ambassador Charles H. Price, II

Ambassador Charles H. Price, II

Charles Harry Price II was born on 1 April 1931 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA. He was the second son of Charles Harry Price (1886-1942) and Virginia Ogden Price (1898-1953). His eld...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Belgium, USA

2 memorials
Robert Harrild

Robert Harrild

Printer and engineer. Born in Bermondsey, where in 1801 he set up the Bluecoat Boy Printing Office, producing books and commercial stationery. He is noted for introducing 'composition rollers' whic...

Person, Commerce, Engineering

2 memorials
scientific life assurance

scientific life assurance

Equitable Life, the world's oldest mutual insurer, started business in 1762 in the parsonage of St Nicholas Acons in Nicholas Lane. It pioneered scientific life assurance by basing premiums on age ...

Concept, Commerce, Science

1 memorial