following people are connected with East End History - they also feature on Picture
Postcards from the 'Golden Age'
of the Salvation Army
1858, died 1943
poverty in Poplar, he was another great champion of the poor at the turn of the century.
|Arnold F Hills
the Thames Ironworks
Champion of the poor in Poplar.
MP for Bow & Bromley 1910-12, when he resigned over his support of the Suffragette movement. Became mayor in 1919
Member of Poplar Borough Council arrested during the Poplar councillor's refusal to levy the unfair LCC rate.
|John Scurr MP
Labour MP defeated 1931 by Unionist
Edith Cavell became one of the famous names in the long history of the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel when she was shot dead by a German firing squad just after dawn on October 12th 1915.
see postcard of the month article: October 2000
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