St. James

St James Tavern ~ Soho, as children, we remember Soho full of strip clubs and interesting restaurants.

Lower Fore Street, a narrow cobblestoned street in Lambeth, pictured in 1865. Fore Street is shown on John Roque's map of 1746. It ran alongside the river between Vauxhall Gardens and Lambeth Palace.

Dickens's London: in pictures

Lower Fore Street, a narrow cobblestoned street in Lambeth, pictured in This industrial area became very densely populated over the Victorian period; its inhabitants rose from in 1801 to nearly by the time this photograph was taken.

The Cheap Fish of St-Giles, London, around 1877

Photographer: John Thomson The Cheap Fish Of St. Giles’s [Street Life in London] 1877 Woodburytype London School of Economics - Digital Library (via Accidental Mysteries, A Street Photographer of Century London: Observatory: Design Observer)

Lambeth High Street 1847..

1847 Lambeth High Street Showing the Windmill Pub, a pub called the Windmill still stands on the same site.

Victorian London, An Old Clothes Shop in St Giles..............c1876 Taken by Photographer John Thompson & writer Adolphe Smith..

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

"Street Life in London" by John Thomson An Old Clothes Shop, St Giles - “As a rule, secondhand clothes shops are far from distinguished in their cleanliness, and are often the fruitful medium for the propagation of fever, smallpox &c.

peace street 1939 bethnal green

Young girls playing mums with their dolls and toy prams on the corner of Peace Street, formerly Artillery Street, in Bethnal Green, East London.

Two girls lurk in the yard behind this old house in the Palace Yard, Lambeth, London (ca.1875)

An old house, Palace Yard, Lambeth, This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form par.

London as it was, St Paul's from St Martin's-le-Grand, 1760

St Martin’s-Le-Grand, 1760 from St Martin’s-Le-Grand, 1760 via Lost in Long Forgotten London Spitalfields Life

34 Haymarket 1906. This was Beau Brummell's snuff shop and survived into the 1980s.   It is now a branch of Paperchase.

London, England: 34 Haymarket This was Beau Brummell's snuff shop and survived into the It's now a branch of Paperchase stationers.

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