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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.

Postman’s Park and the Watts Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice

A brief history of Postman’s Park and the Watts Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice

The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park, A Brave Physician

Recounts the story of Samuel Rabbeth, a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in Barnet, who, in 1884, lost his life while attempting to save a child in his care.

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St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell and the London Palimpsest

Peel back the centuries on a walk down St John’s Lane exploring the industrial, literary and religious histories of this street.