London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier
London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier (late servant to Mr Hancock in Pall Mall), at the sign of the Frying Pan in Compton Street, corner of Frith Street, Soho. Making and selling brass, copper and iron household goods.
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Households Encouraged to Give Aluminium for the War Effort
The Women's Voluntary Services in Chelsea create a dump outside their town hall for people to hand in their spare aluminium appliances. Aluminium was crucial for aircraft production, with the Battle of Britain at this time raging over the skies of England.
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Cave dwellers, Downderry, near Seaton, Cornwall
Cave dwellers, Downderry, near Seaton, Cornwall. These folk were mostly Irish people who came from Plymouth and lived in the caves on the beach from March to September harvesting shellfish. They wore rags on their feet instead of shoes and walked to the railway station at St Germans to send their harvest to Plymouth. Date: 1905
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