Born as Edith Emily Harrison. Wife of William Charles Appleby married 1900 in Stoke Newington. Mother of Alice, William, Louise, Jack, Edith, Thomas, Alfred, Alexander and Christopher. Lived at Hi...
War dead, War Memorial WW2
Firewoman with the Auxiliary Fire Service. Killed during an air-raid at Cubitt Town School which was being used as an emergency depot. She was aged 18. Andrew Behan has researched Bartlett: Firewo...
Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2
Member of the ARP/Civil Defence Services - stretcher bearer. Andrew Behan has kindly provided this research: Jack Bauer was born on 14 March 1907 in Stepney, a son of Louis and Leah Bauer who were...
Graphic artist and map designer. Born 14 Wesley Road, Leyton but he was only there for about 3 years. He was brought up and educated in Highgate Village. Joined London Underground in 1925 on a t...
Person, Craft / Design
Active in the queer arts community, once photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Vogue. Brixton was aged 41 when, cycling to work, she was knocked off her bicycle by a lorry and died at the scene.
Person, Tragedy, Cyclist
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