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The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – ‘Are the poor brats out?’

Recounts the story of Ellen Donovan, who lost her life in a house fire near Covent Garden while trying to save some children.

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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 – ‘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.

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The Quaker Scientists of Plough Court

The laboratory of 2 Plough Court, hub for Quaker scientists and inventors, and an ancestor to today’s Glaxo Smith Kline.