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A grand funerary journey.
Describing a grand funeral conducted by the Company of Upholders – including the room where the dead man rested at Exeter Change and the organisation of his long journey back home for burial.
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The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – ‘Mother, I saved him… but could not save myself’
Recounts the story of Solomon Gellman, aged eleven, who was run down and killed on Commercial Street in 1901 while trying to save his little brother from being injured.