pub history in Victorian London

I guess I need to clarify what I know, and what is insignificant to my knowledge. I do know lots of pubs are continually closing, and others are opening, e.g. Wetherspoons and the like. I also know I don’t really have a lot of knowledge about pub history since 1944, which is quite a long […]

Islington pub updates – Hope & Anchor, 42 Barnsbury grove, Islington N7

I continue my updates for Islington pub history. I was tracing the Northern line along for my accessible transport site, this means visiting each station one at a time and taking some meaningful photographs of accessibility features, steps, gaps, raised platforms, step-free access, elevators, lifts, more steps, steps into waiting rooms, steps into the station […]

Hackney pubs & life generally

Lets start with Hackney. I have continued working through the 1901 census for Hackney pub history, and re-checked and re-ordered the lists into some form of sense, and added a number of additional licensed premises to the site – most are off licences, but hey ho! I will spend a day in London tomorrow, and […]