Secret steps and lost lanes of Whitby brought to life (From Gazette & Herald) - Arguments Yard in Whitby in the 19th Century

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

Before the war: The front of a Marks and Spencer store in Holloway, London

1914: life before war – in pictures

1914 A Marks & Spencer store in Holloway, London Photograph: Getty Images Marks & Sparks

Old photo of one of my favourite pubs, The Grapes in Limehouse (from around 18something?)

The Grapes, Limehouse, England. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

Account of the London silk weavers' riots from the London Gazette - The British Library

Read an 'Account of the London silk weavers' riots from the London Gazette', on the British Library's Georgian Britain website.

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC).  The DFC was awarded to officers and warrant officers for an act or acts of valor, courage or devotion to duty performed while flying in active operations against the enemy.  For services during the Great War, the London Gazette announced the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) to members of the flying services 1,195 times:  Supplement to the London Gazette, 5 December 1919.

World War I Military Medals and Decorations - Great Britain - Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) - The Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War I

This fascinating picture shows Sleep Street in Bristol at the dawn of photography, believe...

Unique pictures show Bristol before much of its centre was bombed

This fascinating picture shows Sleep Street in Bristol at the dawn of photography, believed to have been taken between 1850 and 1855

The London Gazette  The London Gazette (and its sister journals the Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes) provide an official record of the UK government but the primary interest for most people is the bankruptcy records ...

The London Gazette The London Gazette (and its sister journals the Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes) provide an official record of the UK government but the primary interest for most people is the bankruptcy records .

'Corporal J. M. Robins, Women's Auxiliary Air Force', 1941 by Dame Laura Knight ~ IWM (Imperial War Museums)

'Corporal J. Robins, Women's Auxiliary Air Force', 1941 by Dame Laura Knight ~ IWM (Imperial War Museums)

My great great Grandfather lived near here in 1807....  Gray's Inn Lane, London

Old Houses In Gray's Inn Lane: 1878 by Alfred Henry Bool. Museum of London

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