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The Ferryman’s Seat
When London Bridge was the only available way of crossing the river, a thriving trade of ferrymen existed, to take revellers back and forth across the Thames to the red light district of Southwark.
The London Stone
No one knows exactly where the London Stone came from, but in the medieval and early modern periods it was an important symbolic place, as well as a way of marking out addresses in the city.
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Misunderstanding the Suicidal
In 1793, a young woman in this village, Dinah Harryman, asked for help with her suicidal feelings. Her aunt’s response indicates how difficult it could be for friends and family to understand the suicidal. Learn about Dinah’s story.