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Mog Murphy

Mog Murphy

Eccentric landlady of the Turk's Head Wapping during WW2 - stayed open all hours for service personnel seeking news of their loved ones.

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Mog Murphy

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Turk's Head - Wapping - 2

Welcome to the Turk's Head This former public house has a special history. D...

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William Kiffin

William Kiffin

Non-conformist minister.  Born in London.  Became rich in the wool trade.  Died in London.  Buried in Bunhill burial ground.

Person, Commerce, Religion

1 memorial
United Kingdom Temperance & General Provident Institution

United Kingdom Temperance & General Provident Institution

A life insurance company.  From FriendsLife: "The UK Total Abstinence Life was formed in London in 1840 and, as the name suggests, its products were aimed initially at teetotallers. The group grew ...

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Selfridges

Selfridges

Department store created by Harry Selfridge. The flagship store opened on 15 March 1909. In 1951 it was acquired by Lewis's and then in 1965 by the Sears Group. In 2003 the chain was acquired by Ga...

Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Swedish Chamber of Commerce

The subject of a London Chamber was first discussed in early 1906, when a number of meetings regarding the arrangement of a Swedish exhibition, led to the establishment of the Swedish Chamber of Co...

Group, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Sweden

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