Group    From 1855  To 1981

Royal Docks' workers and their families

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During the 126 years of its working life the Royal Docks, the largest enclosed docks in the world, must have employed a huge number of people.

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Royal Docks' workers and their families

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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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New River Company

New River Company

See the New River for an explanation of why the New River Company came into being.  Puzzled why the Company should have been so involved in rebuilding after war damage we found the explanation at A...

Group, Industry

6 memorials
Jahncke Ltd

Jahncke Ltd

From National Archives: "Tin box manufactures of Canonbury Works, Dorset Street, Islington {later renamed Dove Street}. Founded in 1873 by Ernest Jahncke and incorporated in 1893. Bryant and May ac...

Group, Commerce, Industry

1 memorial
M. V. Rudi M

M. V. Rudi M

While berthed in Limehouse Basin undergoing a conversion, on 25 January 1980 a fire on this 1,000-ton petroleum gas tanker caused the death of Leading Fireman Stephen Maynard. Our colleague Andrew...

Vehicle, Industry, Tragedy

1 memorial
J. Arthur Rank

J. Arthur Rank

Flour miller and film-maker. Born Joseph Arthur Rank at Chestnut Villas, Holderness Road, Drypool, Kingston upon Hull. He worked for many years in his (very wealthy) father's flour milling business...

Person, Cinema, Industry

1 memorial
unidentified mill in Great Sutton Street

unidentified mill in Great Sutton Street

Where there are six millstones surely there must have been a mill?

Building, Food & Drink, Industry

1 memorial