Category: E4

Friday Hill, E4

Friday Hill derives its name from John Friday who held land here in the fifteenth century – prior to this, it was known as Jackatt Hill.

London E4

By the 1850s, the rapid growth of the metropolitan area meant that London became too large to operate efficiently as a single post town. A Post Office inquiry into the problem had been set up in 1837 and a House of Commons committee was initiated in 1843. In 1854 Charles Canning, the Postmaster General, set …

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