July 2018 archive

The History of London: Walter Besant

1. THE FOUNDATION OF LONDON. PART I. ‘In the year 1108 B.C., Brutus, a descendant of ├ćneas, who was the son of Venus, came to England with his companions, after the taking of Troy, and founded the City of Troynovant, which is now called London. After a thousand years, during which the City grew and …

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London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

Street histories in this section are largely taken from the Conservation Area guides of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Some of this material is based on the research of Michael Dover and the Fulham & Hammersmith History Society. ACFOLD ROAD A builder, James Nichols, developed much of the area with elaborately decorated terraces. …

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