Person    | Male  Born 1936 

John Ringwood

Known as Johnny, a former seaman who later worked in the Royal Docks. Used to live in Murray Square, Custom House and moved to Hornchurch. 

YouTube interview about his interesting life.

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John Ringwood

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Dockers statue - John Ringwood

{Small steel plaque at the front:} "Landed" This sculpture has been erected a...

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Matchgirls' strike

Matchgirls' strike

A strike of the women and teenage girls working at the Bryant and May Factory. Annie Besant had published an article about the poor working conditions at the factory, 'White Slavery in London'. Thi...

Event, Gender Issues, Industry, Social Welfare

5 memorials
Gas Light and Coke Company

Gas Light and Coke Company

Founded by Frederick Albert Winsor (who also gave the world's first demonstration of street lighting by coal gas). Nationalised 1949 and privatised 1986. Demerged in 1997 into Centrica plc and BG p...

Group, Industry

1 memorial
Sir Henry Doulton

Sir Henry Doulton

Businessman, inventor and manufacturer of pottery. Born Vauxhall Walk where his father was a partner in a pottery business, Doulton and Watts. Followed his brother, John junior, into the business. ...

Person, Craft / Design, Industry, Politics & Administration

3 memorials
Evan Evans Bevan

Evan Evans Bevan

Mine-owner in Dulais Valley, Wales, near Neath. Named his mine after his seven sisters. High Sheriff of Breconshire 1913. Father of David, who hyphenated his surname thus making it different from h...

Person, Industry, Wales

1 memorial
White Hart Dock

White Hart Dock

The origins of a dock and slipway can be traced back to the 14th century. The present retaining structure was built c.1868 as a parish dock when the Albert Embankment was constructed by the Metrop...

Building, Industry

2 memorials