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The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – A Controversial Tragedy

Recounts the controversy around the death of Fireman Joseph Ford who died in 1871 while helping to rescue people from a burning house on the Grays Inn Road.

The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park, ‘His Life for his Mate’

Recounts the story of Thomas Griffin who, in 1899, was scalded to death at a Battersea sugar refinery while trying to rescue his mate.

The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – A Courageous Constable

Recounts the story of Constable George Funnell who died in 1899 while attempting to rescue people from a fire at a Hackney pub.

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‘Pied Piper’, Willi Soukop. Elmington estate, Camberwell

By Rosamund Lily West. The sculptural mural, ‘Pied Piper’, by Willi Soukop, was installed on the Elmington estate in Camberwell in 1959 by the London County Council. This viewpoint looks at the theme of the Pied Piper and how the LCC wanted the mural to resonate with residents, in particular, children.