Category: Limehouse

Green Dragon Alley, E14

Green Dragon Alley is a long-gone alleyway off Narrow Street.

Frank Whipple Place, E14

East End campaigner Frank Whipple died in 2011 at the age of 103.

Narrow Street, E14

Narrow Street is a road running parallel to the River Thames through the Limehouse area.

Dupont Street, E14

Dupont Street ran from Maroon Street to Burn Street.

Shoulder of Mutton Alley, E14

Shoulder of Mutton Alley might derive its name from an inn – or something more earthy.

Limehouse – London’s first Chinatown

Like many other immigrants, settling in the East End create myths – China Town in Limehouse was no different The mid-1880s had seen the beginnings of a Chinatown in London, with the establishment of grocery stores, eating houses, meeting places and Chinese street names in the East End. By 1890 two distinct yet small Chinese …

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