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Globe Town

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Globe Town


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Area of London, approximately within Bethnal Green, Bow and Stepney Green. It was established to provide for the expanding population of Huguenot and Irish silk weavers. A track running north from Stepney was called Theven Lane in the Middle Ages. By the early 18th century it had been renamed Globe Lane, and later Globe Road, probably after a local inn. In the 1790s the land was developed and had become known as Globe Town by 1808.

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Bradley Lynch

{Beneath the London Borough of Tower Hamlets crest:} Bradley Lynch 1972 - 198...

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