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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 brave Fireman’
Recounts the story of Fireman George Lee who, in 1876, lost his life while attempting to save people from a fire in St John Street, Clerkenwell.
Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – Fire at the Laundry
Recounts the story of Amelia Kennedy who, in 1871, died in a fire at her home in Edwards Lane, Stoke Newington, while trying to save other members of her family.
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The Dover House Estate, Putney
A ‘Homes for Heroes’ estate begun by the London County Council in 1919 and reckoned – with its Arts and Crafts touches and greenery and open space to be one of the Council’s finest.