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The inhabitants of Charlton

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Alan Patient of

The inhabitants of Charlton


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Charlton is an area of South-East London which still retains the feel of a village. Daniel Defoe described it as: 'A village famous, or rather infamous for the yearly collected rabble of mad-people, at Horn-Fair; the rudeness of which I cannot but think, is such as ought to be suppressed, and indeed in a civiliz'd well govern'd nation, it may well be said to be unsufferable'.
Our photograph of people outside the village cycle shop is undated, but the costumes appear to be late 19th or early 20th century.

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The inhabitants of Charlton

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Coronation of King Edward VII - drinking fountain

{Around the base of the non-working fountain:} Erected by Sir Spencer Maryon ...

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Coronation of King Edward VII - horse trough

{On the side of the trough:} Erected by Sir Spencer Maryon Wilson 11th Bt and...

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