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The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – A Controversial Tragedy

Recounts the controversy around the death of Fireman Joseph Ford who died in 1871 while helping to rescue people from a burning house on the Grays Inn Road.

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 – A Courageous Constable

Recounts the story of Constable George Funnell who died in 1899 while attempting to rescue people from a fire at a Hackney pub.

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Richard Walweyn’s Trousers at the Guildhall

In Elizabethan London, Richard Walweyn’s trousers were a literal crime of fashion.