August 2017 archive

Aug 31

Curiosities of London

Curiosities of London: exhibiting the most rare and remarkable objects of interest in the metropolis; with nearly sixty years personal recollections by Timbs, John, 1801-1875 Publication date: 1867 Publisher London : J. C. Hotten The digitised edition was scanned by the University of California Libraries with sponsorship of MSN. The scanning process frequently fails to …

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Aug 30

The Fascination of Clerkenwell and St Luke’s

This text was digitised from part of the “Fascination of London” series of books. Corrections will appear in due course.   This text was digitised from part of the “Fascination of London” series of books. Corrections will appear in due course. PREFATORY NOTE A survey of London, a record of the greatest of all cities, …

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Aug 29

Child’s Hill

A district on both sides of the Hendon-Hampstead border, Childs Hill took its name from Richard le Child, who in 1312 held a customary house and 30 a., probably on the Hendon side. A similar estate was held at the same time by Richard Blakett, who gave his name to Blacketts well, which in 1632 …

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Aug 28

Barra

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Aug 27

South Uist

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Aug 26

Benbecula

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Aug 25

North Uist

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Aug 24

Harris

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Aug 23

Lewis

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Aug 20

The Fascination of Stoke Newington and Hackney

This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. A public …

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