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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.
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.
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The Restless Dead at St Pancras Old Churchyard
St Pancras Old Churchyard has a turbulent past, from body snatching to an unexpected walrus. Memorials in the churchyard recall the invasion of the railway, which gave the writer Thomas Hardy one of his earliest, and most gruesome jobs.