Category: E1

Wapping Housing Estate (1926)

A list of the houses comprising the Wapping Housing Estate: Willoughby House. Sir Hugh Willoughby was appointed captain of a fleet of three ships, which set out in 1553, with the object of discovering a north-eastern passage to Cathay and India. Two of the three ships reached the coast of Lapland, where it was proposed …

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The streets of St Marks parish, E1

Much of the text has come from the excellent website¬†Source: www.stgitehistory.org.uk The streets running south off Commercial Road, between Cannon Street Road and Watney Street, were (from west to east), Rampart Street [formerly Little Turner Street], Richard Street, Jane Street, Anthony Street, Fenton Street, Buross Street, Hungerford Street, Planet Street [for a time Star Street] …

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