More from John Price
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.
The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park, The Three Mills Tragedy
Recounts the story of three men who lost their lives in 1901 while trying to rescue their workmate at the Three Mills Distillery in Bow.
The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park, Tragedy in Peckham
Recounts the story of Richard Farris, who lost his life in the Grand Surrey Canal in Peckham in 1878 while trying to save the life of a woman.
More in United Kingdom
In the late 1970s a group of squatters in Notting Hill declared their independence from the United Kingdom and called upon UN peacekeepers to protect them from eviction. Hear their story here.