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Victoria Park

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Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Victoria Park

Place  From 1845 

London's first public park. Known locally as Vicky Park or the People's Park, it was laid out by Sir James Pennethorne. It became a welcome relief from the cramped living conditions of the East End. Facilities like the bathing pond introduced many to swimming in an era when many public baths were still simply communal washing facilities. Queen Victoria visited 'her' Park in April 1873.

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Victoria Park

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74331

Great Storm - Victoria Park

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74334

Victoria Park

Victoria Park, a park for the people of the East End, begun in 1844. Bow Heri...

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