Oxford Street in 1890. Picture: London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images

Horses drive traffic on London's Oxford Street in According to author Lee Jackson, by the the city's horses produced approximately tons of dung a day. 'Dirty Old London': A History Of The Victorians' Infamous Filth

Swears & Wells Ltd, Ladies Modes, 1925. The Shops of Old London ++ http://spitalfieldslife.com/2012/11/17/the-shops-of-old-london/

Swears & Wells Ltd, Ladies Modes, 1926 The Shops of Old London (from Spitalfieldslife)

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Fenwick Ltd, Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne - 1915

Fenwick Ltd Northumberland Street Newcastle upon Tyne -Eizabeth Sharpe worked here before her marriage to Wiliam Anderson, which was in Jarrow in She was a "Mantle Maker" who fit and sewed dresses and coats in the Ladies Department.

Bon Marche, Ferndale Road, Brixton Central

Bon Marche building, Ferndale Road My great grandmother Elizabeth Penelope Galsworthy was working here when she met my great grandfather John Arthur Gray