January 2017

The Cappaert Brothers

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00January 23rd, 2017|

In the 1911 census 15 Grenade Street, Limehouse was a sub-divided, 2 household home. Living in 5 rooms were head of the household 41 year […]

November 2016

‘Lest we forget’

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00November 12th, 2016|


Remembrance Sunday was bright and suitably autumnal as local residents, politicians, Friends of Tower […]

October 2016

September 2016

Jane Bastick and her East End family

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00September 15th, 2016|

The women of the East End have always been remarkably strong characters. Life could be hard, work was demanding, living conditions cramped and […]

August 2016

Our newest heritage volunteer

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00August 15th, 2016|

Is it just me or are our heritage volunteers getting younger and younger ???

Recently 8 year old Violet and her mum […]

July 2016

The Somme

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00July 15th, 2016|

The Battle of the Somme, fought in northern France, was one of the bloodiest of World War One. Over five months the British […]

June 2016

American visitors

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00June 12th, 2016|

Last Sunday our Heritage volunteer day was a particularly enjoyable one and not just because of […]

May 2016

The Battle of Jutland

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00May 15th, 2016|

The Battle of Jutland was the last major battle in world history to be fought mainly by battleships. On May 31-June 1st 1916 […]

April 2016

Training the Troops

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00April 15th, 2016|

As part of our ongoing Heritage Lottery funded WW1 Hidden Histories project, the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Heritage Volunteer Team have had the […]

March 2016

Bow History Day

2020-02-12T15:27:16+00:00March 15th, 2016|

Members of the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Heritage team, who are currently busy researching the servicemen commemorated on the War Memorial, are also […]

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