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Bow


Saturday 25th November
12 noon lasts about two hours
£10 (concessions £8)
Book by emailing Ken at oldmapguy@gmail.com
you will be notified of meeting place on booking
Latest bookings 9am morning of the tour

Walk with old maps exploring a slice of the East End. Still mostly pasture, nursery gardens and orchards at the end of the 18th century. By the end of the 19th century it’s built over. Almost. Unusually we come across two former Work Houses on this walk. Then there is the former match factory where a very significant strike took place in 1888. What became of the Almshouses so prominent on the 1799 map? Along the way, as well as many Suffragette locations, we encounter Annie Besant, Prisca Coborn and Minnie Lansbury

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