It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
-- Arthur Conan Doyle 1892
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|Baedeker's London & its Environs 1900 |
Description: Reprint of London's guidebook of a century ago. 521 pages with 31 pages of colour street maps, numerous building plans and packed full of historical information.
Added on: 23-Nov-2002 hits: 186 | Report broken link
Hand Held History
Description: History on the phone is here with Joanna Lumley and Stephen Fry. Visit www.handheldhistory.com to discover how.
Added on: 30-May-2003 hits: 114 | Report broken link
Knowledge of London
Description: A virtual taxi-tour of London from Roman times to present day. Pages constantly being added to, With photographs.
Added on: 19-Sep-2004 hits: 118 | Report broken link
The London Pearly Kings and Queens Society
Description: The London Pearly Kings and Queens Society - Established particularly for the benefit of persons in the Greater London area to relieve poverty and sickness and for such other charitable purposes. The tradition of The Pearly Kings and Queens is an important and much-loved part of London's history.
Added on: 26-Aug-2003 hits: 116 | Report broken link
The London Topographical Society
Description: The London Topographical Society was founded in 1880. It concentrates exclusively on publishing books and sheet material illustrating the history, growth and topography of London. Run by volunteers, membership is open to all.
Added on: 21-Jun-2002 hits: 194 | Report broken link