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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.

The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park, ‘Our Alice’

Recounts the story of Alice Ayres who, in 1885, perished in a fire in Southwark while attempting to rescue three children.

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.

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Emotions at the Middlesex Hospital

The Middlesex Hospital was home to one of the world’s first dedicated cancer wards and hosted the nineteenth-century surgeon Charles Bell.