Category Archives: Greater London Addresses

  1. Paths cross

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    November 30, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    As part of my “tidying” project, I’ve been scanning more old photos including albums that belonged to my mother-in-law. Within …
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  2. Your loving cousin Nellie

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    March 28, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    Here is the text of Kate’s first letter from cousin Nellie, along with a few thoughts and comments. (If Nellie …
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  3. Brewhouse Lane

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    March 23, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    The modern Brewhouse Lane is about two blocks long and parallels Wapping High Street. It is one block north of the …
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  4. Henry Firmin, part 2

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    March 23, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    There is very rich documentation for Henry Firmin. He was prosperous enough to advertise in city directories and to be …
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  5. Paying the Sexton

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    February 20, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    I happened to be reviewing the records related to Harriet Blackford Hall. For the moment, I will continue to assume …
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  6. Paul’s Alley

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    September 14, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    In the course of looking at where Richard Wayt (1787-1868) the tallow chandler might have lived, I solved a problem …
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  7. Young Dorothy’s London

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    August 21, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    I’ve been having a delightful journey exploring the visual side of Dorothy Sylvester Hall Smith’s years as the wife of …
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