Nags Head, 324 Hackney road

I cannot remember how I got to update this page. Yes, it was the Goldapple entry in 1938. I had spent the day looking at Goldapple  licensees in East London. One was Phillip Goldapple, at the Rising Sun, Sidney street during the time of the Sidney street riots in 1911. Anyway, that was a separate […]

A simple use of bootstrap 4 – yes I know its simple

I learn by doing things. I also learn by breaking things. If you can break it, and then fix it, it’s not broken. Anyway, tonight, I am still messing about with site design, simple site design on a very small page which I can play with. So, part of my 1832 / 1842 street directory […]

19 Borough High street – before 1830

I was searching for something last night, I cannot remember what I was looking for, but I stumbled across a book called the Annals of St Mary Overy. I often have a scan through these early books for the imagery which is enclosed, some can be really good. Near the end of this book was […]

London 1899 pub history and going earlier

It was some years ago that I decided that adding a pub in London in 1899 was an incredible thing. I spent my whole waking life  ensuring that there was an pub history entry for all public houses which existed in Victorian times in 1899. As you probably know by now, Victoria died a couple […]

Sponsorship for the London pub history / London history sites

Here goes, and there may be more posts coming in the future as I find somewhere to gather my thoughts about the future of the London  history sites mainly linking to historical pubs. I am a lot peeved by the advertising revenues received through google adsense to the point I am quite enraged about them, […]

London 1832 and 1842 street directory

As part of the upgrade to the service,  a new London street directory is being added.  It is not actually new, being 186 years ago, and 176 years ago; but it is a unique directory with links to all of the London pubs at the time. The directory is the 1832 London street directory from […]