Shop, 529 Roman Road, early 1950s. My Dad worked in a radio shop before the war and became partners with the chap who owned it. Eventually he retired and Dad bought out his share. I imagine this shop is very like what that shop would have looked like.
THE last Tudor bed in existence, which was made to mark Henry VII’s accession to the throne, will go on display at a historic North-East castle next week. The 527-year-old Paradise State Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth will go on display in the Music Room at Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, from Wednesday, August 7. It was lost to academics and the public until it was rediscovered by Ian Coulson in 2010.
1575 -Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester 1575. English nobleman and the favourite and close friend of Elizabeth I from her first year on the throne until his death. The Queen giving him reason to hope, he was a suitor for her hand for many years. National Portrait Galley London
bed slept in by 15 generations identified as oldest in the UK - The antique four-poster with its ornate carved headboard has been providing a good night's rest for residents of the Berkeley Castle estate in Gloucestershire since
City Road Station (1901-1922) (demolished c.1970) here shown in 1915 whilst still operational. Almost no sign remains of this station that was between Old Street and Angel on the Northern Line. Only a ventilation tower remains on the corner of City Road and Central Street to indicate this building ever stood.
A chamber inside Thornbury Castle. The Castle was designed around 1510 for Edward Stafford, third Duke of Buckingham, but was not completed after Stafford was executed for treason. King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn once stayed at the Castle for 10 days in 1535.