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P11558 - St. Matthias - 1957
St. Matthias , Bethnal Green , corner of Cheshire Street and Chilton Street during demolition, 25th Jan 1957 [ black and white print ]
original photograph from Halifax Photos Ltd
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The first detailed local maps of London’s East End were produced by Joel Gascoyne between 1702 and 1704. We hold Gascoyne’s original manuscript map for Bethnal Green, which is the oldest map in our collection.
Case and account book of Millicent Francis, midwife
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Lease of 197 Roman Road (later 203 Roman Road), Old Ford, Bow