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Leadenhall Market in 1891

(Click on image to enlarge to 800×1100). “London in 1891” The artist William Loftie (1838-1911) was born in Ireland but he lived most of his life in England and also in London. He had a keen interest in London, writing … Continue reading

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Leadenhall Market

Above: Entrance to Leadenhall Market from Gracechurch Street. Most of London’s streets and ancient buildings tend to have interesting names but because we have lived with those names since children we often say the name without really thinking about what … Continue reading

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City of London Markets

Above: Outline map showing the City’s markets and the new proposed site at Dagenham (Click on image to enlarge to 1280×800). The City of London has had several important markets which have been in existence for hundreds of years. Some … Continue reading

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Borough Market

Above: A view inside the market buildings probably in the 1920s. This is one of only a handful of pictures that exist from the early years of the 20th century. The present site of the market is at the junction … Continue reading

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Leadenhall Market – Fitter & Son

Above: A corner shop selling poultry. Most people are familiar with Leadenhall Market today. Some of us remember how it used to be in the 1970s and 1980s. At that time it was still very much a market for food. … Continue reading

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