Pool of London

Surrey Docks, Canals and Wharfs
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Re: Pool of London

Postby kiwi » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:38 am

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HAYS WHARF ,POOL OF LONDON

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Re: Pool of London

Postby kiwi » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:03 am

The Thames frozen at Rotherhithe with Tower Bridge in the distance. 11 Feb 1895..jpg
The Thames frozen at Rotherhithe with Tower Bridge in the distance. 11 Feb 1895.

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Re: Pool of London

Postby kiwi » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:27 am

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BERMONDSEY Stevedores port o' London

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Re: Pool of London

Postby kiwi » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:22 pm

A system of casual employment was operated in London docks whereby men would queue up to be taken on each day. This was unpopular but continued well into the 20th century. Large numbers were required when trade was good because almost all the work of moving and loading goods was done by hand.
A system of casual employment was operated in London docks whereby men would queue up to be taken on each day. X.jpg
C 1910

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Re: Pool of London

Postby kiwi » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:21 am

Bermondsey Children enjoying some River Thames fun.  X.png
Bermondsey Children enjoying some River Thames fun.
Rotherhithe Boys swimming in the River Thames 1934.  X.png
Rotherhithe Boys swimming in the River Thames 1934.


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