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Mill wall, East London ~ The association with Cockney and the East End in the public imagination may be due to many people assuming that Bow Bells are to be found in the district of Bow, rather than the lesser known St Mary-le-Bow church. Thus while all East Enders are Cockneys, not all Cockneys are East Enders.

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London Pearlies, 1955. Henry Croft (1912 – 1980) was an orphan who worked among the fruit and vegetable traders, or costermongers, and admired their sense of community and comradeship. Wanting to help others less fortunate, he needed to draw attention to himself and decided to emulate the costermongers’ tradition of sewing pearl buttons to their clothing to denote their status in the market. Collecting buttons dropped in the streets, Henry sewed them onto his cap and later his jacket…

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Illustration for the Lily-of-the-Valley Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Alphabet. Author/Illustrator ~ Cicely Mary Barker

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Mary Bell is Card Number 49 from the New Serial Killer Trading Cards

mary Bell is Card Number 49 from the New Serial Killer Trading Cards by SerialKillerBiz on Etsy

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50 Cheating Quotes To Help Heal Your Broken Heart

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