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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 – ‘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.

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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Toynbee Hall

This Grade II listed arts and crafts building is still home to Toynbee Hall, one of the world’s first university settlements.