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Background imageResidents Collection: The accommodation of the Chelsea pensioners designed by Sir Christopher Wren

The accommodation of the Chelsea pensioners designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Each ward had 36 veterans sleeping in old oak cubicles with little curtains that could be drawn across

Background imageResidents Collection: Guinness Trust Buildings, Brandon Street, Walworth, South Lo

Guinness Trust Buildings, Brandon Street, Walworth, South Lo

Background imageResidents Collection: Spring-Heeled Jack winged monster

Spring-Heeled Jack winged monster
Winged man-monster who terrified residents of Blackheath and other London suburbs from 1837 for many years but was never caught Date: 1830s

Background imageResidents Collection: Bethany Childrens Home, Kinver, Staffordshire

Bethany Childrens Home, Kinver, Staffordshire
Residents of the Bethany home for disabled children which was located on the Hyde at Kinver, Staffordshire. Many of the boys are holding crutches

Background imageResidents Collection: Silesia Plebiscite

Silesia Plebiscite
In Silesia, with a mixed German and Polish population, residents of Kattowitz/ Katowice await the results of the plebiscite which will divide the region

Background imageResidents Collection: Law / Police / Britain

Law / Police / Britain
Duty and Pleasure A policeman on duty on a snowy night in a fashionable London square, while some of the residents set off for an evening of leisure

Background imageResidents Collection: The Harbour - River Eden, Dunshalt, Fife, Scotland

The Harbour - River Eden, Dunshalt, Fife, Scotland
The Harbour (and local residents, mostly children) - River Eden, Dunshalt, Fife, Scotland. The view is hardly changed to this day. Date: circa 1908

Background imageResidents Collection: Inmates of the Chelsea workhouse, London

Inmates of the Chelsea workhouse, London
Elderly male inmates relax in a garden of the Chelsea workhouse, London. Some are smoking pipes, some are reading newspapers, others are feeding birds

Background imageResidents Collection: Miners cottages at Blantyre, Lanarkshire

Miners cottages at Blantyre, Lanarkshire
A row of decaying miners cottages at Blantyre, a mining district to the east of Glasgow. A few residents stand at their doorways and children and dogs are at the steps below. Date: circa 1936

Background imageResidents Collection: Williton Union Workhouse

Williton Union Workhouse
The Union workhouse at Williton, Somerset. Some of the workhouse staff and some local residents are visible. The building, designed by George Gilbert Scott and William Bonython Moffatt

Background imageResidents Collection: Broadway, Worcestershire

Broadway, Worcestershire
The main street in Broadway, Worcestershire with a group of local residents. Date: 1885

Background imageResidents Collection: Kilburn Orphanage of the Infant Saviour

Kilburn Orphanage of the Infant Saviour
A group photo of the residents of the Kilburn Orphanage of the Infant Saviour. Date: Early 1900s

Background imageResidents Collection: Home for Waifs and Strays, Belbroughton, Worcestershire

Home for Waifs and Strays, Belbroughton, Worcestershire
Some of the residents stand in front of the Home for Waifs and Strays at Belbroughton, Worcestershire, opened in 1889

Background imageResidents Collection: Flood victims, Grosvenor Road area, Pimlico, London

Flood victims, Grosvenor Road area, Pimlico, London
Flood victim residents of the Grosvenor Road area, Pimlico, London, sorting out their ruined belongings

Background imageResidents Collection: Start of the riot in Cheapside

Start of the riot in Cheapside
Artistic impression of Evil May Day, the name of a riot which took place in 1517 as a protest against foreigners living in London. Apprentices attacked foreign residents

Background imageResidents Collection: Christmas in India 1881

Christmas in India 1881
British residents in India enjoy Christmas despite the heat

Background imageResidents Collection: Poland. Mazoviens, Highlanders, Lithuanians, Cracowians

Poland. Mazoviens, Highlanders, Lithuanians, Cracowians
Poland. From left to right: 1- Mazoviens, 2- Highlanders, 3- Lithuanians, 4- Cracowians. Engraving by Lemaitre. History of Poland, by Charles Foster. Panorama Universal, 1840

Background imageResidents Collection: Hyde Park Hotel Advertisement

Hyde Park Hotel Advertisement
An advertisement for the Hyde Park Hotel in London, idean for wedding receptions, residents and private balls. Date: circa 1923

Background imageResidents Collection: Permanent trustee Company Advertisement

Permanent trustee Company Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for the Permanent Trustee Company of New South Wales Limited, executors and trustees of wills, agents for absentees and residents. Image shows their business premises

Background imageResidents Collection: Photographs of the River Thames flooding, at Twyford, Marsh Mills, and Wargrave

Photographs of the River Thames flooding, at Twyford, Marsh Mills, and Wargrave. Captioned, Dam the Flowing Tide: Is the vain cry of Thames-side residents'

Background imageResidents Collection: Roasting of the baron of beef for the Christmastide Festival

Roasting of the baron of beef for the Christmastide Festival, held over a weekend in the first week in December each year. Date: 1900

Background imageResidents Collection: High rise tower block with banners, Clapham, London

High rise tower block with banners, Clapham, London
A high rise 23-storey council tower block with banners, Sporle Court, Clapham Junction, South London. Residents were complaining that their requests to be rehoused were being ignored by the local

Background imageResidents Collection: Canvey Island protest

Canvey Island protest
Residents of Canvey Island, Essex, protest in central London, expressing their opposition to the proposed expansion of the petrochemical industry on the island

Background imageResidents Collection: Fireplace in the kitchen in Windsor Castle. Date: 1894

Fireplace in the kitchen in Windsor Castle. Date: 1894

Background imageResidents Collection: General view of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, designed by Sir Christopher Wren

General view of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, designed by Sir Christopher Wren. A retirement and nursing home for some 540 veterans of the British Army. Date: 1890s

Background imageResidents Collection: USA Train in Street 1885

USA Train in Street 1885
A train passes through the streets of an American city. Horses panic, but fortunately there is a man with a flag to save the residents from accidental death. 1885

Background imageResidents Collection: VENDOR SELLS DEAD RABBIT

VENDOR SELLS DEAD RABBIT
A street vendor offers rabbits to the residents of Portland Place, London Date: circa 1805

Background imageResidents Collection: Via del Falcone, Porretta Terme, Italy

Via del Falcone, Porretta Terme, Italy - a town of the Reno Valley Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, a frazione of the comune of Alto Reno Terme, Emilia-Romagna. Date: circa 1904

Background imageResidents Collection: Doing the Conga Margate

Doing the Conga Margate
Residents of Kingsleigh Boarding House doing the Conga in July 1913 Date: 1913

Background imageResidents Collection: Royal Hospital Chelsea from the Gardens 1902

Royal Hospital Chelsea from the Gardens 1902
General view of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, designed by Sir Christopher Wren. A retirement and nursing home for some 300 veterans of the British Army

Background imageResidents Collection: Are we uprooted? No! by G. L Stampa

Are we uprooted? No! by G. L Stampa
Are we uprooted? No! Despite the fact that a three storey house has had a huge explosion near by and shrapnel has pierced through their home

Background imageResidents Collection: Guests outside the Sandown House guest house, offering boarding and apartments

Guests outside the Sandown House guest house, offering boarding and apartments. Location not certain. Date: c.1912

Background imageResidents Collection: A jolly scene outside the Rosenburgh guest house in Margate

A jolly scene outside the Rosenburgh guest house in Margate, with all residents posed outside for an informal photograph. Date: c.1935

Background imageResidents Collection: Dr Isaac Watts Monument

Dr Isaac Watts Monument
The monument to Sir Issac Watts at Abney Park cemetary. He was one of Stoke Newingtons most notable former residents. Dr Watts is a famous nonconformist English Christian minister

Background imageResidents Collection: The Vale of Health

The Vale of Health
View of the Vale of Health, Hampstead, London. Those who wished to attract visitors or new residents invented and promoted the Vale of Health name, which was first recorded in 1801

Background imageResidents Collection: A large holiday party at Bryn Corach, Conway, Wales

A large holiday party at Bryn Corach, Conway, Wales - the first holiday centre and head office of the Holiday Fellowship, now HF Holidays

Background imageResidents Collection: Heelsum Airborne Memorial, Market Garden, Holland

Heelsum Airborne Memorial, Market Garden, Holland
This originally simple Memorial erected by residents of Heelsum in 1945 has steadily become more professional over the years

Background imageResidents Collection: Christmas at Windsor Castle 1856

Christmas at Windsor Castle 1856
Bringing in the massive and varied pile of game from the forest for the Royals Christmas banquet. 1856

Background imageResidents Collection: Christmas at Windsor Castle, roasting beef 1856

Christmas at Windsor Castle, roasting beef 1856
Roasting the Royal baron of beef for the Christmas banquet, overseen by the careful superintendence of the roasting cooks, who coax the baron, with sufficient basting

Background imageResidents Collection: Evil May Day, the protest against foreigners living in London

Evil May Day, the protest against foreigners living in London. Apprentices attacked foreign residents. Some of the rioters were later hanged. Date: 1517

Background imageResidents Collection: The French army of occupation in Cairo leave their mark on the city

The French army of occupation in Cairo leave their mark on the city : the residents are not amused Date: 1798

Background imageResidents Collection: ALMSHOUSE EAST GRINSTEAD

ALMSHOUSE EAST GRINSTEAD
The residents of Sackville College, East Grinstead, Surrey, celebrate Palm Sunday in the timbered and vaulted hall of their almshouse. Date: 1850

Background imageResidents Collection: ROMAN SIEGE THREAT

ROMAN SIEGE THREAT
Roman troops threaten to use their battering ram against a Parthian town : the residents come out to parley with the besiegers Date: circa 200

Background imageResidents Collection: York Arch, Broadstairs

York Arch, Broadstairs
A view of York Gate, Harbour Street, Broadstairs and two local residents. It was built about 1540 and renovated in 1795. Date: circa 1885

Background imageResidents Collection: The Tables Turned by William Heath Robinson

The Tables Turned by William Heath Robinson
Waits musicians rather put out of action during the festive period due to residents of one street playing jazz tunes loudly from their windows instead. Date: 1921

Background imageResidents Collection: Glasgow Slum residents

Glasgow Slum residents
Residents of an unidentified Glasgow slum. Date: 1896

Background imageResidents Collection: Street scene in Hoxton, East End of London

Street scene in Hoxton, East End of London
A street scene in Hoxton, East London. A large group of local residents are lined up for the occasion. The location may be Boot Street, adjacent to Hoxton Market

Background imageResidents Collection: Dr Barnardos Village Homes, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex

Dr Barnardos Village Homes, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex
Children perform a dance display at Dr Barnardos Village Homes for Girls at Barkingside, Ilford, Essex. The occasion is presumably an open day, for the benefit of visitors and benefactors



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